A NSW free from poverty and inequality

Policy

Briefing paper: Regional Consultations

We've prepared a briefing paper to set the stage for our upcoming regional visits and kickstart the conversation with our members about their priorities for the 2019 NSW state election.

Download the regional consultation briefing paper

 

 

Response to Review of the NSW Mobility Parking Scheme Discussion Paper

This submission argues any changes to the scheme should be made for the purpose of continuing to improve the social inclusion and participation of people with mobility disabilities.

IPART Review of Rural and Regional Bus Fares 2012

This submission provides general comments on the process used to determine rural and regional bus fares, followed by specific responses to a number of the questions raised in IPART's discussion paper

Response to the Transport for NSW: Disability Action Plan

The Submission comments on the draft Disability Action Plan and makes recommendations to develop a transport system that is better able to meet the mobility needs of people with disability.

Response to the Review of NSW Passenger Transport Legislation

This submission makes recommendations to help ensure changes to the legislation will support a system that is better able to address transport disadvantage through the delivery of more flexible services and a fully integrated system that spans all levels of transport.

Response to the Draft NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan

This submission comments on strengthening the Government's ability to achieve its stated objective of reducing social disadvantage through the draft plan.

Submission to IPART Annual release of taxi licences for Sydney 2013-14

This submission outlines three significant issues relating to the performance of taxi services before providing direct responses to questions raised in the Annual taxi licence review for Sydney Issues Paper.

Submission to IPART Annual release of taxi licences for Sydney 2013-14

This submission outlines three significant issues relating to the performance of taxi services before providing direct responses to questions raised in the Annual taxi licence review for Sydney Issues Paper.

Provided there's Transport: Transport as a barrier to accessing health care in NSW

This report explores key issues relating to health transport and provides recommendations towards a more efficient and equitable health transport system.

Federal Government's Not for Profit Reform Agenda: Briefing

Since 1995, there have been seven major reviews of the Not-For-Profit (NFP) Sector, including the Productivity Commission Research Report on the Contribution of the Not-for-Profit Sector released in 2010. In 2011 the Federal Government made an election promise to support a reform agenda which led to the establishment of the Office for the Non-Profit Sector in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and, subsequently, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) Taskforce.

Get this party started: Why we need Person Centred Approaches in NSW Community Care

The purpose of this paper is to state why all NSW Government-funded supports used by people with disability in NSW should be able to be converted to portable individualised packages.

Supplementary Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry on the Draft National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

Following an appearance from NCOSS at the hearing for the Senate Inquiry, the NSW HACC Issues Forum was asked to prepare stories about how people accessing low level supports may experience escalation of their support needs if those low level supports were not provided.

Submission on the draft Home Care Packages program guidelines

NCOSS outlines a series of recommendations in relation to the draft Home Care Packages Program Guidelines.

Home Care Packages Program

NCOSS provides an outline of the implication of the Living Longer. Living Better. reform package for aged care in Australia.

HACC Community Transport Services

This submission from the NSW Community Care Issues Forum presents some ideas about how community transport services may be improved as they are transferred to the Commonwealth Home Support Program.

Keeping It Social: The Importance of Social Connections in Community Aged Care

This report was compiled by the NSW Community Care Issues Forum to highlight the importance of social interactions and connections made by older people using services under the Commonwealth Home and Community Care (HACC) Program.

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