A NSW free from poverty and inequality

Media Releases

27 November 2015

The failure to ensure all children in out of home care have an annual review of their placement is leaving the most vulnerable in our community at risk and needs to be addressed immediately according to the NSW Council of Social Service.

21 November 2015

The latest social housing waiting times release from the NSW Government show business as usual will not shift the 59 000 long list of households in need of a home according to the NSW Council of Social Service.

NCOSS Deputy CEO John Mikelsons says despite good work from the Government in a number of areas, the waiting list had only been reduced by 500 in the past year.

20 November 2015

On the Universal Day of the Child parents from across New South Wales are taking action to reduce the experience of poverty for children in support of the community lead 1 in 7 campaign.

05 November 2015

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:

15 October 2015

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.

12 October 2015

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.   

11 October 2015

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.

11 October 2015

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.

24 September 2015

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).

22 July 2015

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.

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