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Lifelong passion to STEM from childhood learning
Last published on 07 Dec 2018 in Media releases
Girls in Western Sydney are learning new skills in robotics technology thanks to NSW Government funding for a new program, with 75 students from Years 5 and 6 participating in a pilot workshop today.
New figures show how caseworkers are supporting families and keeping children safe
Last published on 22 Feb 2019 in Media releases
New data released by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) show how investment in earlier intervention, more caseworkers and changed child protection practice are helping more families to keep their children safe.
Free forum for female entrepreneurs in Western Sydney
Western Sydney women in business and aspiring entrepreneurs are preparing to celebrate the first NSW Women's Week by attending a thought-provoking forum led by some of the best women in business.
Tenants in Murray and Macquarie Fields supported to stay safely in housing
At-risk social housing tenants in Murray and Macquarie Fields will be the first in the state to receive intensive and tailored support as part of a new NSW Government program to help keep people in [...]
More benefits extended to more NSW seniors
For the first time all NSW residents over the age of 60 will be eligible to receive discounts on products and services offered by businesses through the NSW Seniors Card program.
New talent sweeps seniors off their feet at NSW Seniors Festival
Thousands of seniors have flocked to the 'Love Your Life' NSW Seniors Festival in Sydney to enjoy an all-new lineup of entertainment and activities.
NSW to halve homelessness by 2025
Last published on 13 Feb 2019 in Media releases
The NSW Government has signed a global agreement to halve street homelessness across the State by 2025.
New partners to deliver more than 1000 homes under Social and Affordable Housing Fund
Last published on 12 Feb 2019 in Media releases
Four providers will deliver more than 1000 additional homes for vulnerable families under Phase 2 of the NSW Government's $1.1 billion Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF).
More high risk offender teams tackling domestic violence
Last published on 08 Feb 2019 in Media releases
Domestic violence offenders will soon have even more police cracking down on them with extra specialist officers set to join the ranks.
NSW Carers Advisory Council Seeks New Members
Last published on 31 Jan 2019 in Media releases
Carers wanting to help advance the interest of other carers in NSW are being encouraged to apply for three vacant positions on the NSW Carers Advisory Council.