Listing of all media releases by Family & Community Services
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More support for people with cognitive impairment
Last published on 10 Sep 2018 in Media releases
The NSW Government is investing $10 million over two years in a new statewide service to help people with cognitive impairment navigate the criminal justice system.
The blind chef opens restaurant in Lake Macquarie
Last published on 22 Aug 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government program, Ability Links NSW, has successfully supported Ian Edwards, 'The Blind Chef', to achieve his goal of opening a restaurant in Lake Macquarie and employing other people with disability.
NSW carers awards nominations now open
Last published on 03 Jul 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Minister for Disability Services Ray Williams is encouraging people across NSW to nominate carers or organisations supporting carers for this year’s NSW Carers Awards.
NSW the first state to complete the rollout of the NDIS
Last published on 01 Jul 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams announced today NSW is the first State to complete the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
More than $3 billion to support people with disability
Last published on 20 Jun 2018 in Media releases / Archive
NSW Budget 2018 will invest more than $3 billion to support people with disability in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
NSW Government invests in carers
Last published on 15 Jun 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The NSW Government today announced 12 organisations across NSW will receive a share of $5.6 million over three years to run 14 projects supporting carers.
$1.5 million to help youth thrive
Last published on 07 Jun 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The NSW Government is urging organisations across NSW to apply for a share of $1.5 million to support projects that improve youth participation in the community.
Last published on 23 May 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Minister responsible for volunteering, Ray Williams today hosted a morning tea at Parliament house to mark National Volunteer Week and thank volunteers for their contribution to our state.
Supporting out of home care for children with severe disability
Last published on 08 May 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Children with severe disability who are unable to live at home will receive the support and care they need.
Linking people with disability to the community
Last published on 23 Apr 2018 in Media releases
Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams today announced more than $40 million for Ability Links, a program helping people with disability connect to the community.