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10 May 2017

Last Thursday, a Bill reinstating the requirement for nursing home to have a Registered Nurse on duty at all times unanimously passed the NSW Upper House. It is due to be introduced to the Lower House tomorrow.

NCOSS welcomes this result, which prioritises patient safety over the regulatory burden on the aged care system.

10 May 2017

NCOSS made a letter of submission to the recently released draft regulations governing point to point transport this week. Last year the Government made changes that effectively legalised ride-sharing services and introduced a range of related measures designed to increase competition in point to point services like taxis, hire cares and ride-sharing.

08 May 2017

Amantha Imber, in a TED talk last year in Melbourne asked: Can you design an innovation culture? Innovation is often only associated with creative or artistic people but her observation is that there is actually a science behind innovation supported by a strong evidence-base.

08 May 2017

We like to think of ourselves as social justice organisations and whilst it clearly applies to our clients, does it always apply to our staff?  Research shows that It matters more than you might think.

08 May 2017

“Just sticking to formal annual performance management processes isn’t particularly useful — not to mention that almost no-one enjoys it.” The Department of Communications and the Arts has introduced a process where Employee trust and performance improved with regular chats, not ratings

08 May 2017

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08 May 2017

Sharing information on cyber threats is recognised as an efficient way to reduce the effectiveness of cyber threats but establishing information sharing networks isn’t simple and is easily undermined.  Cyber information sharing: achieving the Holy Grail of cooperation looks at the factors...

08 May 2017

What is it that people are looking for in their working life so they give their best? What are they looking for?

08 May 2017

Article in The Conversation, Explainer: the rise of social impact investing looks at how it is being used in Australia but also considers, based on overseas experience, what market and legal infrastructure will be needed to support it into the future.

04 May 2017

The Social Innovation Council is asking NSW community services about their data and digital capabilities, needs, and aspirations.  The NSW NGO data and digital needs survey will take about 5 minutes to complete but gives you the opportunity to say how the NSW Government can help you get the most out of emerging digital and...

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