Following the release today of new NATSEM modelling outlining the impacts of potential GST changes on low-income and disadvantaged households, the NSW Council of Social Service calls on Premier Mike Baird to reject any tax deal or increase in GST unless:
A report released today by the NSW Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS) reveals that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in NSW are experiencing higher levels of disadvantage than other Australians, putting them at greater risk of falling into poverty.
The NSW Council of Social Service has identified the top seven actions the NSW State Government could take to make the biggest difference in the lives of people experiencing poverty following a state-wide consultation with health and community service organisations.
People who experience poverty do not choose poverty, but the society that creates it does, so it’s time to choose a different way according to the NSW Council of Social Service.
People who experience poverty do not choose poverty, but the society that creates it does so it’s time to choose a different way, according to the NSW Council of Social Service.
Today’s announcement from the Federal Government of a $100 million package to stop family violence in Australia is the first step in a longer journey towards ending the crisis levels of the problem currently experienced across the country according to the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS).
Domestic violence campaigners and community sector leaders came out today in strong support for Premier Mike Baird's weekend call for the Roosters to take immediate action to suspend Shaun Kenny-Dowall whilst NSW Police investigate serious allegations of domestic violence against him.
86% of low to middle income families in NSW are concerned about a potential rise in the GST, and 89% are concerned about potentially applying the GST to food, according to research by the Council of Social Service of NSW.
Families are cutting back on essentials like healthcare and school holiday outings as families struggle to meet cost of living expenses, according to new findings to be released by the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS).
Today’s NSW Budget takes great strides towards tackling some of the key issues affecting people experiencing disadvantage and poverty, but leaves some of those most in need of support behind according to the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS).