Ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies is encouraging communities across NSW to speak out against inexcusable abuse inflicted on older people, most commonly by their families.
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Child protection workers now have access to a world-first resource that provides advice and resources for responding to victims of child sexual abuse after the NSW Government today launched See, Understand and Respond to Child Sexual Abuse – a Practical Kit.
The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) has revealed more children than ever before who are at risk of significant harm (ROSH) have received a face-to-face assessment from a FACS caseworker.
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The NSW government has so far secured nearly $1 million in annual rent income to spend on improving the social housing system as a result of tenants coming forward to declare undisclosed income, assets, property ownership and unauthorised occupants under the protection of an amnesty.
Do you provide support to people from Arabic, Farsi, Cantonese, Mandarin or Vietnamese speaking backgrounds, who need help with housing? The MyHousing Online Services videos have been translated from English into these five different languages.
Waterloo has been nominated by the NSW Government as a new State Significant Precinct and residents are being urged to have their say on the transformation of the inner city suburb through a series of master planning workshops.
The new campaign asks individuals and businesses to take the pledge to support more inclusive hiring practices for people with disability.
More than 100 community leaders and gender equality champions will gather in Sydney’s CBD today to help kick-start the beginning of the state’s first ever Women’s Strategy.
To improve gender equity for women and girls, Minister for Women, Tanya Davies today held the first of eight state-wide consultations to identify areas for focused action and NSW Government investment.
Seniors across the state will have the chance to leap into the digital world as the Tech Savvy Seniors roadshow sets off on a regional tour of NSW today.
Community organisations across NSW now have extra time to benefit from almost $8 million in State Government funding to build or improve community facilities for social housing tenants, with an extension of the latest round of the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund.
ChildStory is on track for implementation throughout NSW in 2017.
The reinstatement of the Pensioner Concession Card, and incentives to encourage older Australians to free up housing stock in last night’s Federal Budget have been welcomed by Minister for Ageing, Tanya Davies.
The first homes delivered as part of the first phase of the Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF) scheme are now ready for tenants to move in, Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward announced today.
GPs can now refer victims of domestic and family violence to specialist support services in a significant expansion of the Safer Pathway program.
Minister for Ageing, Tanya Davies, today announced the University of Newcastle will receive $25,000 from the NSW Government to help older people choose suitable housing.
The second phase of the NSW Sexual Assault Strategy is now underway with the first of nine consultation workshops across the state held today in Bankstown.
The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) is partnering with TAFE NSW to develop and deliver a training program for frontline housing staff that will improve service delivery and customer satisfaction.