The 2021-22 NSW Budget comes at a critical time. While NSW is progressing on the path to recovery, the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 will remain with us for years to come, through higher unemployment and increased disadvantage.
NSW needs an economic recovery strategy that puts people and community at its heart. In its 2021-22 PBS, NCOSS is calling on the NSW Government to:
1. Support the ongoing provision of essential services by ensuring a viable community services sector
2. Respond to rising disadvantage, strengthen the social safety net and boost jobs by bolstering funding for Specialist Homelessness Services and the construction of social housing.
Read the full Pre-Budget Submission and summary: