NCOSS strongly supports the vital role of independent representative advocacy and information organisations for people with disability and their families. Our forthcoming Pre-Budget Submission argues that the funding the NSW Government provides to these organisations must continue post 30 June 2018.
The NCOSS Pre-Budget Submission 2018/19 - No Poverty: A roadmap for a fair NSW is the outcome of extensive work across metro and regional NSW. This year, we held six conferences, two additional consultations and ran a total of 38 workshops, speaking to approximately 570 people across the state.
NCOSS CEO Tracy Howe talks about how NCOSS is working to create a platform to solve some of the state’s most pressing issues in the lead up to this year’s Investing for Good Conference and Marketplace.
NCOSS, with the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation and icare foundation, are excited to announce the six shortlisted initiatives for our inaugural Investing for Good (I4G) Pitch.
We speak to Tracy Howe, Chief Executive Officer here at NCOSS, about social impact investment in the lead up to this year’s Investing for Good Conference and Marketplace.
Our friends at Digital Storytellers, a purpose-driven filmmaking agency, want to help you find, make, edit, and share your own stories using everyday, affordable and accessible technology, like the smartphone in your pocket.
NCOSS has endorsed the Australian NGO Coalition report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The report examines Australia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Over 32 organisations contributed and 56 organisations endorsed to the report.
NCOSS is a member of The NSW Financial Inclusion Network, which released its Financial Inclusion position paper on 21 September. This paper is an important step in recognising the impact of financial exclusion in compounding disadvantage for many vulnerable people in our community. Find out more about financial inclusion, and what the next steps are to a more inclusive NSW.
FACs has released the draft Aboriginal Targeted Earlier Intervention Strategy for comment.
Housing for older women and in regional areas will be prioritised in Phase 2 of the Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF) announced by NSW Premier Berejiklian on 12 September. This is a welcome response to the feedback NCOSS and our members provided following Phase 1.