On the second day of the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), our NCOSS Delegation share their insights and experiences from the ground.
Speaking from the first day of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) the NCOSS Women's delegation reports back on the experiences of women and girls pursuing gender equality around the world.
Thank you Central West Women's Health Centre for hosting the International Women's Day luncheon in Bathurst. It was a pleasure and privilege to be amongst many strong women and community leaders.
We welcome last week’s announcement by the Commonwealth Government of a National Plan on Elder Abuse, as recommended by the Australian Law Reform Commission in 2017.
NCOSS will take the priorities outlined in this paper with us to the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women, and advocate strongly to see that the outcomes from CSW reflect the voice of our members, and the diverse women and girls that we represent in NSW.
From this week, NCOSS staff will be doing monthly placements at the Vinnies Community Hub in Blacktown, Western Sydney. The Community Hub is the first of its kind, opening back in March 2017. With over 20 volunteers on the roster, the Hub provides assistance to around 200 people a month.
The Human-Centred Design online training workshop is a free resource by the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation and FutureGov designed to build capability across the non-government sector.
NCOSS partnered with Just Reinvest NSW and Juvenile Justice to host a new perspectives forum on the practical implementation of justice reinvestment projects in Aboriginal communities. You can access the presentations of our guest speakers here.
NCOSS is proudly attending the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) in New York from 12-22 March 2018. This will be the second time NCOSS is involved in CSW, with this year’s theme set as "Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls".
The Social Service Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017 (“Welfare Reform Bill”) could be passed in the first week of Parliament, beginning on 5 February. The Welfare Reform Bill will hurt the most vulnerable people in our communities and will place more pressure on frontline services, including homelessness services, domestic violence services, drug and alcohol services and...