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Ensuring welfare integrity

2 March 2016
The Hon Christian Porter MP, Minister for Social Services, Liberal Member for Pearce

The Government is taking steps to ensure people pay back their welfare debts if they have received payments they are not entitled to.
Two Bills are being introduced to Parliament today to strengthen the integrity of Australia’s welfare system.

Match making Using data - matching to find people missing out on government assistance

1 April 2014
The Australia Institute

The Australia Institute is an independent public policy think tank based in Canberra. It is funded by donations from philanthropic trusts and individuals, memberships and commissioned research. Since its launch in 1994, the Institute has carried out highly influential research on a broad range of economic, social and environmental issues.

* date released April 2012