01 Apr 2016: The Hon. John Ajaka, Minister for Ageing and Mr Tim O’Leary, Chief Sustainability Officer, Telstra joined NSW Seniors Festival ambassador Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo and local Aboriginal elders and students to launch the first ever Tech Savvy Seniors Roadshow at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence in Redfern.
The state-wide caseworker vacancy rate has remained stable at six per cent for the December 2015 quarter, new data released today by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) has revealed.
Some outstanding community projects were showcased in the awards ceremony for Youth Frontiers, a NSW Government youth mentoring program which encourages young people to make a positive difference in their local community.
12 Feb 2016: Thank you to FACS staff, NGO colleagues and keynote speakers - including Janie Cravens and Maree Walk, pictured here with Minister Brad Hazzard - who made Tuesday’s OOHC Adoption Innovation Conference such a success.
5 Feb 2016: Free practitioner core standard workshops will be held at 20 key regional and metro centres across NSW from 03 February to 27 April 2016. The workshops have been designed for practitioners, nurses and administrators working to support people with disability
16 Dec 2015: At FACS, we put people first and by doing this have a positive impact on the lives of the people that we serve. We know that how we deliver our service is just as important as what services we provide.
The winners of the inaugural FACS Simply the Best Customer Service Awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by Minister Brad Hazzard and Secretary Michael Coutts-Trotter in Sydney on Monday 14 December.
10 Dec 2015: You can now find a record of the district consultations on our webpage as well as being able to register online to receive TEI Program Reform updates. Visit our webpage now for all the latest information.
28 Nov 2015: The state-wide caseworker vacancy rate has increased marginally on the record lows recorded in 2014-15 in new data released today by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS), up from five to six per cent for the September 2015 quarter.