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Developing vibrant, sustainable and inclusive communities across NSW is a key strategic priority for the NSW Government. The Department of Communities and Justice supports this priority to enable and assist all people to be able to participate fully in social and economic life and achieve their full potential.
Research shows meaningful participation has been found to:
To achieve its vision, we work with and for different community cohorts by developing and implementing collaborative solutions that build on existing strengths and insights of the communities themselves.
12 May 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.