While the state’s newest figures on women’s equality show growth in paid workforce participation and an increase in men using flexible working arrangements to care for children, the gender pay gap continues to exist.
Family and Community Services has committed to the implementation of new, evidence-based intervention models aimed at keeping families together, and we need your help.
Minister for Women Tanya Davies said $3.6 million in this Budget would enable the Government to deliver the state’s first NSW Women’s Strategy to improve the lives of the 3.8 million women in NSW.
Vulnerable children and families, social housing tenants and people experiencing homelessness will benefit from a record investment in the 2017-18 Budget.
The NSW Government continues to lead the nation in specialist domestic and family violence initiatives with more than $350 million over four years to provide greater protection for women, children and men.
The 2017-18 NSW Budget promotes choice, community inclusion, and engagement for people with disability and demonstrates the success of the ongoing transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams announced.
Link2home (homelessness) 1800 152 152
NSW Domestic Violence Line 1800 656 463
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Elder Abuse Helpline 1800 628 221