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18 June 2018

After four years serving as NCOSS Chief Executive Officer, Tracy McLeod Howe has announced she will be resigning in July to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of White Ribbon Australia.

The NCOSS Board would like to acknowledge the extraordinary contribution Tracy has made to NCOSS and congratulate her on this exciting new opportunity.

22 May 2018

NCOSS Deputy CEO Melanie Fernandez appeared before the Inquiry on Monday 22 May, arguing that the Act needs to be amended to extend the powers of the Legislative Review Committee to scrutinise Bills against an agreed set of human rights.

22 May 2018

NCOSS has joined community sector peak bodies asking the Government to immediately make public the full, independent Tune Review into out of home care.

This review was commissioned in response to the growing numbers of children going in to out of home care and the continuing poor outcomes for the most vulnerable families and children.

09 May 2018

Last week NCOSS kicked off our regional consultations in the Northern Rivers and Western NSW. Local community organisations and services in and around Lismore, Tweed Heads, Bathurst and Orange gathered to tell NCOSS what we should be asking of an incoming government in the lead-up to the 2019 State Election. Some of the common things we heard included:

24 April 2018

Members may be aware that NCOSS has recently made changes to its organisational structure.

This is due to a loss of our core funding associated with the impending closure of the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC).

16 April 2018

Read the Bios of the NCOSS CSW62 Delegation.

11 April 2018

At NCOSS we are incredibly fortunate to work with and be guided by incredible young women through our NCOSS Young Women's Advisory Panel. In the lead up to Youth Week, we met with the panel to hear their priorities and solutions for the NCOSS Election Platform, and how we can better support and integrate the voices of young people, and in particular, young women in all of our work.

11 April 2018

NCOSS  joined our members, stakeholders and people with disability in welcoming the Government’s announcement on Friday that funding for independent disability and advocacy information organisations will be continued until 2020. We called for this funding in our Pre-Budget Submission.

09 April 2018

icare is targeting its new look Speakers Program to the Health and Community Services industry to drive down workplace injuries and help support a culture of workplace safety.

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