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$88 million boost for access to Justice
Last published on 08 Nov 2019 in Media releases
Court cases requiring legal aid will be finalised more efficiently and effectively with the NSW Government investing an additional $88 million in Legal Aid NSW, driving a fairer and more efficient justice system.
Cash support for NSW Women's Week events
Last published on 15 Oct 2019 in Media releases
Women across NSW will benefit from a share of $100,000 on offer towards community, education and mentoring events set to take place during NSW Women's Week 2020.
Regional NSW scores big from T20 legacy fund
Last published on 03 Oct 2019 in Media releases
The spectacle of Big Bash cricket is coming to regional NSW for the first time, thanks to funding from the NSW Government's T20 World Cup Legacy Fund.
New figures show more families are receiving help
Last published on 20 Sep 2019 in Media releases
New data from the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) demonstrates continuous improvement to child protection in NSW, with more children seen and more families receiving support.
A helping hand on the pathway to independence
Last published on 16 Sep 2019 in Media releases
Students nearing the end of high school, or who are undertaking tertiary education, can now apply for $1,000 cash grants to help pursue their learning goals.
Finding Forever Families For Vulnerable kids
Last published on 09 Sep 2019 in Media releases
Finding safe, loving and permanent homes for vulnerable children is the focus of Foster and Kinship Care Week 2019, with new figures revealing 350 new carer households are required to meet demand across NSW.
Training Hub to Upskill Caseworkers
Last published on 30 Aug 2019 in Media releases
A new $3 million training program based in the Illawarra for workers in the child and family sector will play a crucial role in helping children stay with or find their forever family.
High tech app to help housing tenants
Last published on 13 Aug 2019 in Media releases
A new social housing app will save time, drastically reduce paperwork and improve customer service for thousands of tenants in NSW.
It's Business Time for Older Workers
Last published on 08 Aug 2019 in Media releases
The NSW Government is stepping up the fight against age discrimination in the workplace announcing a new toolkit to help employers, managers and HR professionals engage and retain older workers.
Street count to shed light on regional homelessness
Last published on 05 Aug 2019 in Media releases
For the first time in NSW, the Government and non-Government sector will combine to conduct large-scale street counts in regional and rural areas, to help inform the state's homelessness investment.