A NSW free from poverty and inequality

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20 October 2014

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and the Council of Social Services of NSW (NCOSS) have joined forces today, calling for a dedicated social housing investment fund from the proceeds of the long-term lease of 49 per cent of the NSW electricity grid.

13 October 2014

NSW has nearly nine hundred thousand people living in poverty – more than any other state – according to research that provides the most up-to-date picture of experiences of poverty in Australia.

10 September 2014

A blueprint for action to address critical shortages in social and affordable housing has been outlined in a recent report from Select Committee on Social, Public and Affordable Housing according to the peak body for the community sector.

20 June 2014

A proposal to introduce shared homeownership options will be launched today to provide a new alternative for those struggling to enter one of the most expensive housing markets in the world.

17 June 2014

In a budget that sets out another record for infrastructure spending, bricks and mortar to house low income people again misses out according to the Council of Social Service of NSW.

10 June 2014

Families on low incomes may be forced to forgo heating over winter after IPART confirmed an average 17.8 percent rise in gas prices according to the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS).

30 May 2014

A lack of certainty, including about funding, is a key problem affecting the community sector’s ability to deliver crucial services, new research has revealed.

20 May 2014

The Federal Budget does not set a course for building the social infrastructure and opportunity that Australians need according to representatives from state and territory Councils of Social Service meeting in Sydney.

27 March 2014

Cost-of-living measures should focus on low-income and vulnerable groups, a new report released by the NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) argues.

20 February 2014

In marking today’s World Day of Social Justice, the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS) has called on the NSW Government to address the hidden problem of health transport.

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