The Hon. Pru Goward MP
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Make no doubt: Consent at the heart of new campaign
Last published on 13 Dec 2018 in Media releases
The NSW Government’s new community campaign will spark a conversation about consent and encourage people to #makenodoubt before engaging in sexual activity.
Major Milestone Reached for Social and Affordable Housing Fund
Last published on 10 Dec 2018 in Media releases
Vulnerable people in need of affordable housing will benefit from a brand new Social and Affordable Housing Fund site, which is now complete and ready for tenants to move in.
Opportunity knocks for social housing tenants
Last published on 07 Dec 2018 in Media releases
Social housing tenants and applicants will soon be able to access life changing education and employment opportunities thanks to the NSW Government’s $42.6 million Opportunity Pathways program.
New trauma program gives kids in rural and regional areas space to heal
Last published on 05 Dec 2018 in Media releases
Children under 15 in out-of-home care in regional and remote NSW will receive specialised support to manage their trauma, without the need to travel or re-locate, thanks to a new outreach program delivered by the [...]
New rules give disruptive tenants incentive to change
Last published on 30 Nov 2018 in Media releases
Disruptive and unruly social housing tenants will be given two weeks to seek help to change their bad behaviour under the NSW Government’s strengthened antisocial behaviour policy.
Review of domestic violence and other homicide sentencing
Last published on 23 Nov 2018 in Media releases
The NSW Government has ordered an independent review of sentencing for murder and manslaughter offences, including those involving domestic and family violence.
Parliament passes Child Protection Bill: finally a forever home for kids in foster care
The NSW Government has continued its commitment to transform the child protection system, passing significant child protection reforms which streamline the court process for permanency, including restoration, guardianship and open adoption.
Domestic Violence Reforms Pass Parliament
The default duration of Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs) will double and police will be able to make urgent changes to strengthen orders to protect victims, under NSW Government legislation passed by Parliament today.
Children's Champions futures secured
Last published on 19 Nov 2018 in Media releases
Children and young people involved in sexual abuse cases will receive ongoing support through difficult court proceedings thanks to a major new investment from the NSW Government that will enable a highly-successful pilot program to [...]
10 Days Paid Domestic Violence Leave for NSW Public Sector Employees
Last published on 15 Nov 2018 in Media releases
The NSW Government will introduce 10 days of paid domestic and family violence leave per year for NSW public sector employees, including teachers, nurses and police from 1 January 2019.