Today, a collective of over 20 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organisations joined with AbSec to demand urgent action from the NSW Premier the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP to address the over-representation of Aboriginal children and young people in the child protection system.
The national, state and territory Councils of Social Service advocate to end poverty, inequality and exclusion, and to create an Australia where everyone participates in and benefits from social and economic life, and can exercise their human rights.
Right now our NSW Members of Parliament are debating historic legislation which would bring NSW in line with other states and territories, and decriminalise abortion.
This month, Infrastructure NSW and Inner Sydney Voice launched the Get Ready for Flood Social Housing Sector project in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley. This project falls under the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley Flood Risk Management Strategy which aims to reduce the risks to life, property and i
Disability supports in the community have garnered have a lot of media attention in recent weeks. The action isn’t contained to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), where only 10% of people with disability receive a funded package of support, but extends across the entire community. Read on for a summary of what has been going on.
Statement from the Board of Sydney Alliance:
Our Alliance stands with our beloved Muslim sisters & brothers, as they grieve for the victims of the terrorist attack on Muslims in Christchurch on Friday. We commit our coalition to working towards a safe community for all.
On 6 December, the Legislative Council tabled the report of its inquiry into the implementation of the NDIS in NSW. While acknowledging improvements are needed to the NDIS, the report had a major focus on the important role of the NSW Government in creating an inclusive society for people with disability.
The NSW Government launched the NGO Capability Building Tool at the November Forum of Non-Government Agencies (FONGA) meeting. The NGO Capability Building Tool is a free online tool that allows organisations delivering human services to self-assess against 10 capabilities related to customer centred service delivery.