The Hon. Alister Henskens SC MP
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Applications open for youth projects
Young people will develop the skills and knowledge they need to support future employment, education and training opportunities through a NSW Government grant program which opens today.
More support for most vulnerable
Hundreds of people will be supported to secure or maintain housing in the private rental market as part of a $12.5 million NSW Government support package.
Disability Reform Ministers' Meeting
Last published on 09 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
From the inception of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), NSW has led the way, both in the world-leading rollout and advocating for changes to make it better.
Three years of NDIS success in NSW
Last published on 07 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
More than 146,000 people across NSW are now benefiting from services and supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) three years on from the full implementation of the world-leading reform.
Have your say on national child protection framework
Last published on 06 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
People can now contribute to the development of a five-year plan that will help deliver the next National Framework for Protecting Children by ‘having their say’ online.
Budget to break the cycle of disadvantage
Last published on 22 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
More services for people experiencing homelessness and enhanced initiatives to increase the number of children in permanent and loving homes are provided in the 2021-22 NSW Budget.
Budget boost to help rough sleepers break the cycle of homelessness
Last published on 20 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
Hundreds more rough sleepers will be helped into housing and connected to tailored supports with the NSW Government announcing a $57 million expansion of the successful Together Home program over two years as part of [...]
New Permanency Taskforce to increase open adoption and guardianship
Last published on 15 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
Vulnerable children in out-of-home care will be provided permanent and loving homes sooner and with more support, as part of a plan to turbocharge the open adoption and guardianship process.
Landmark project to alleviate housing stress
Last published on 08 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
The first of more than 400 people have received the keys to their new home in Redfernfollowing the completion of one of the state’s largest social and affordable housing projects.
More inclusive and accessible communities
Last published on 04 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
People with disability are enjoying more opportunities for social and economic participation as councils continue to deliver projects and initiatives to create more inclusive and accessible communities.