A NSW free from poverty and inequality

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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.

21 July 2015

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. 

02 July 2015

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).

23 June 2015

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).

12 June 2015

Representatives from disability consumer organisations across NSW have come together to give their expert advice to ensure workplaces get the most out of disability inclusion planning.

30 April 2015

Expected reductions to electricity bills following the Australian Energy Regulators determination for NSW electricity networks today, will only be felt if retailers commit to passing on the full benefit to households says the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS).

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