The perfect pitch of Aussie entertainer David Campbell and songstress Marcia Hines echoed across Darling Harbour this week to promote the final release of limited tickets to the NSW Seniors Festival’s pinnacle event - the Premier’s Gala Concert series.https://www.emergency.nsw.gov.au
Today’s release of the latest estimates of homelessness from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows there are some emerging issues which will require investigation, and demonstrates why homelessness is a key priority for the NSW Government.
More innovative and evidence based projects that will be implemented to improve the lives
of older people in NSW, have today been released as part of the NSW Ageing Strategy 2016-
2020 Year Two Action Plan.
The NSW Government has introduced more proactive outreach programs that take services directly to people sleeping rough – resulting in 200 people from the inner city accessing permanent, stable social housing.
Clients can now apply for their rental bond loan online which replaces five different paper forms and removes the need for clients to wait in line at their local office.
FACS is using technology to improve how we interact with clients by simplifying our systems and processes.
The NSW Parliament has repealed a law that allowed employers to fire or refuse to hire women who knew they were pregnant when applying for a job today.
An extraordinary contribution to regenerative medicine and orthopaedic research in NSW and an unwavering commitment to improving opportunities for women around the world has won Professor Hala Zreiqat the top accolade at the 2018 NSW Women of the Year awards.
Women across NSW are set to benefit from a boost to the latest round of the Investing in Women grants program, as the NSW Government doubles the support on offer to $400,000.
The number of women working and in leadership roles in NSW continues to steadily increase, according to the NSW Government’s ‘Then and Now’ report, a snap shot of the progress of women working in current or previously male-dominated industries.
Hundreds of people on the social housing waiting list and hundreds more will have access to brand new homes as the NSW Government continues to deliver on its promise to build more housing through the sale of properties in Millers Point.
Minister responsible for Youth, Ray Williams, today announced four organisations will receive a share of $6.6 million over three years to deliver a youth mentoring program.
A new, expanded panel of Independent Assessors across NSW will help boost permanency planning for children and young people who are in, or at risk of entering, out-of-home-care.
Extra child protection specialists have started work across NSW as the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) continues a major caseworker recruitment drive.
Fewer people are sleeping rough on Sydney’s streets as record spending and intensive outreach efforts by the NSW Government deliver housing and support for people facing homelessness.
The NSW Government is delivering on its election commitment to build stronger social housing communities following the announcement of the successful recipients under the fourth round of the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF).
The NSW Government has extended the consultation period for improving resident protections for people with disability living in supported group accommodation. You can now have your say by Sunday 11 March 2018.
Attorney General Mark Speakman and Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies have today reaffirmed the NSW Government’s commitment to working with the Commonwealth to tackle elder abuse.
From today, seniors across the state can secure their seat to the pinnacle event of the NSW Government’s 2018 Seniors Festival.