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 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.

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.

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