A NSW free from poverty and inequality


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



NCOSS Submission to the NSW Disability Inclusion Bill

This submission outlines recommendations relating to the Bill, feedback on general aspects of the Bill and related issues and provides detailed feedback and discussion on particular clauses of the Bill or parts thereof.

Summary and Analysis: Disability Inclusion Bill 2014

This summary and analysis outlines what is in the Disability Inclusion Bill 2014 and points to areas of concern relating to the Bill's successful implementation.

Overview: National Disability Insurance Scheme

This document provides an overview of the principles behind the NDIS, how it will work and where things are up to in NSW.

Submission to the Consultation Draft Disability Inclusion Regulation 2014

NCOSS has consulted with members and the NSW Disability Network Forum regarding the draft Regulation, and submits a series of recommendations for consideration.

NSW Children's Services Forum Platform: 2013 Federal Election

This document outlines the election priorities identified by the Children's Services Forum for the 2013 Federal Election.

Strengthening Advocacy for NSW Children and Young People

This submission responds to the Discussion Paper: Strengthening advocacy for NSW children and young people. It is concerned particularly with children and young people living in poverty and excluded from the life opportunities which others enjoy.

NSW Aged Care Alliance: Federal Election Issues Kit 2013

The Alliance has prepared this Kit to summarise the relevant issues for older people and to present recommendations for action by all Federal candidates.

Fare concessions: Transport concessions and subsidies in NSW

This paper examines systemic issues relating to the development of concession policy, and identifies groups who are unfairly disadvantaged by our current system.

Submission to the review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport

NCOSS responds to the questions outlined in Part 1 of the Review's Issues Paper on behalf of people with a disability, their representative organisations and the community generally.

Submission to IPART review of fares for metropolitan and outer metropolitan bus services

The NCOSS submission responds to questions relating to the social impact of the price determination.

News from Newtown: NCOSS Transport Project

This report discusses findings from a small qualitative study exploring public and community transport use in the inner Sydney suburb of Newtown and its surrounds. The study had a focus on accessible public transport.

Submission to the review of maximum taxi fares and review of annual Sydney taxi licences

NCOSS outlines a series of recommendations aimed at ensuring taxi fares are made as affordable as possible for those who rely on taxis as their only form of transport and are experiencing some form of disadvantage.

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport

NCOSS welcomes the Senate Inquiry into the role of public transport in delivering productivity outcomes, and provides detailed responses to selected matters covered by the Inquiry's Terms of Reference.

Submission to the Review of Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport

Since the introduction of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport there have been significant improvements in the accessibility of public transport. There is still a long way to go.

Response to the Vehicle Registration Initiatives Discussion Paper

NCOSS welcomes many of the changes proposed in the paper but raises three issues.

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