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

 

 

Submission to the NDIA Towards Solutions for Assistive Technology Discussion Paper

This submission outlines concerns that a focus on making savings in some areas may result in costs being down-streamed to consumers and potentially impacting on the quality of service experienced by people accessing assistive technology.

IPART Review of Taxi Fares in NSW

While NCOSS does not take a position on the technical aspects of the way in which taxi fares are calculated, this submission highlights the social impacts associated with increased taxi fares.

IPART Review of fares for Sydney Ferries' services from January 2013

This submission assesses the case to increase ferry fares from an equity perspective, focusing on the principles and data that will inform decisions around the sharing of efficient costs between passengers and taxpayers.

Response to the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan Discussion Paper

This submission focuses on the Plan's objective to ensure all people have equity of access to services and to social, educational and economic opportunities.

Review of fares for CityRail services from January 2013

This submission looks at the proposed approach to determining fares to make sure it gives adequate consideration to social and environmental impacts.

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.

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