Listing of all media releases by Family & Community Services
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More children seen, more family support, fewer children admitted into care
Last published on 17 May 2019 in Media releases
Latest results from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services' (FACS) March 2019 Caseworker Dashboard show new early intervention and prevention strategies are helping more families to stay safely together.
A watchful eye on domestic violence prevention
Last published on 10 May 2019 in Media releases
Prevention and early intervention strategies targeting violence against women and children are in the sights of the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government as it officially becomes a member of Our Watch.
Historic reform to protect most vulnerable
Last published on 08 May 2019 in Media releases
The most vulnerable in society will be better protected from abuse, neglect and exploitation under a landmark bill introduced by the NSW Government in Parliament.
$400,000 to promote women's empowerment
Last published on 07 May 2019 in Media releases
Organisations with projects that empower NSW women and improve their wellbeing can now apply for a share of $400,000 from the NSW Government.
More free legal help for domestic violence victims
Victims of domestic and family violence will be among the 55,000 vulnerable people each year who will benefit from more than $40 million in funding for the state's community legal sector, Attorney General and Minister [...]
New social impact investment to help most vulnerable avoid homelessness
Mission Australia will deliver a $20 million NSW Government program helping people leaving hospital and other health facilities avoid homelessness.
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 [...]