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Calling all NSW Seniors: Get tech savvy in 2019
Last published on 12 Nov 2018 in Media releases
Seniors in regional areas and those who speak a language other than English are the focus of the NSW Government’s popular Tech Savvy Seniors program in 2019, with $500,000 to connect a diverse range of [...]
NSW Seniors Festival: Love Your Life in 2019
Last published on 08 Nov 2018 in Media releases
Communities across NSW will come alive with music, art, sporting and health events for seniors this February, as more than 100 organisations prepare to host events and activities to celebrate the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival.
End of Millers Point sales program creates a fairer social housing system for all
Last published on 06 Nov 2018 in Media releases
More than 1500 social housing tenants have now benefited from brand new, fit-for-purpose dwellings built with proceeds from the sale of high value assets in Millers Point, Dawes Point and The Rocks.
One week left to nominate remarkable women
Last published on 04 Nov 2018 in Media releases
Nominations for the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards close in one week, with the Minister for Women Tanya Davies today calling on the community to nominate extraordinary women they know by next Sunday.
Boost for Female Entrepreneurs in NSW
Empowering women and girls in NSW to be entrepreneurs is the focus of a new speaker series launched in Wollongong today by the NSW Government and the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship.
Guardianship Taskforce: Forever Homes for Children in Foster Care
A special taskforce to promote guardianship as a permanent home for children in foster care is changing the lives of vulnerable children and young people who can no longer live safely with their parents.
Social housing wreckers to cough up bond
Last published on 01 Nov 2018 in Media releases
Tenants who deliberately damage their social housing properties will be required to pay a rental bond under tough new rules designed to stamp out bad behaviour in public housing.
Boost in services for Social Housing tenants
Last published on 31 Oct 2018 in Media releases
Social housing tenants in NSW will have access to improved services and support after Mission Australia was today announced as the successful provider of the social housing Tenant Participation and Community Engagement (TPCE) program.
Thousands of youth to engage in youth-driven projects
Last published on 30 Oct 2018 in Media releases
Minister responsible for Youth Ray Williams today announced more than $1.4 million will be provided to 35 organisations across NSW to support young people engage in the community and develop a range of skills.
Bridging the generations this grandparents day
Last published on 28 Oct 2018 in Media releases
A new mentoring program is set to bridge the generational divide, connecting young and old to forge relationships between the generations and challenge negative perceptions of ageing.