Today, on Human Rights Day, we are marking 70 years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This important document, recognising human rights as universal, indivisible and inalienable, lies at the heart of the international human rights system.
The Government has today passed legislation to enhance the ability of the Australian Defence Force to support state and territory police in responding to incidents of significant violence, including terrorism.
Women will be the major beneficiaries of a funding boost for family law services and initiatives to help women establish economic security after ending a relationship as part of the Coalition Government's Women's Economic Security Package, announced today.
Women will get a better deal in accessing superannuation assets at the end of a relationship as a consequence of a new information-sharing initiative announced today as part of the Coalition Government's Women's Economic Security Package.