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Community Sector News

Targeted Early Intervention Reforms: Sector Assistance Survey

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) is developing a TEI Sector Assistance Strategy (Strategy), to assist existing funded services transition to the new Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) Program. As part of developing the Strategy, FACS has engaged ARTD consultants to survey existing TEI funded services on what type of assistance will be important for them to participate effectively in the TEI commissioning process. Survey closes 14 June. 

Liquor and Gaming NSW call for submissions

Liquor and Gaming NSW is reviewing the process that helps control gaming machine numbers within venues and local areas and reduces harms linked to problem gambling. They are calling for submissions from community groups to provide input into the review. 

Liquor and Gaming NSW has prepared a discussion paper which outlines the terms of reference, current regulations, and key issues for comment. 

Philanthropy, Twiggy and the future

The value of philanthropy is an interesting question, on the hand, why should the wealthy be able to use their money to influence social change, particularly as they are not democratically accountable.  On the other hand ‘philanthropic dollars can be used in a very different way to government dollars, precisely because they are not subject to the same sort of accountability’.

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