The Hon. Gareth Ward MP
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Work begins on new housing in Carlingford
Last published on 22 Apr 2021 in Media Releases
Work has begun on more than 160 new social and affordable homes in Carlingford, which will provide secure housing and support for seniors and single-parent families.
Funding for disability employment and participation programs
Last published on 14 Apr 2021 in Media Releases
More than 45 NSW-based organisations will receive a share in $10 million to boost job opportunities and social and community participation for people with disability.
Boosting Jobs and Skills in the Disability Support Sector
Last published on 12 Apr 2021 in Media Releases
People with disability will receive better care and support as part of a NSW Government initiative which aims to boost the quality and quantity of workers in a rapidly growing sector.
More people in homes, fewer on the street
Last published on 08 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
The number of people sleeping rough across the state has reduced by 14 per cent in the last year thanks to the NSW Government’s strong focus on empowering people to break the cycle of homelessness.
New mobile app to transform child protection
Last published on 03 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
An Australian-first mobile app launched today will transform child protection work in NSW, enabling frontline caseworkers to spend more time supporting vulnerable children and less time behind their desk.
Funding Boost for Councils to Engage Youth
Last published on 02 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
Children and young people across the state will enjoy more opportunities to engage and participate in their communities thanks to a funding boost from the NSW Government ahead of Youth Week.
Homes secured for hundreds of young people
Last published on 22 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
More than 500 young people who were at risk of homelessness have been supported into safe and secure housing since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic with the support of a NSW Government rental assistance [...]
Funding boost to kick-start youth projects
Last published on 04 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
Young people will be supported to build life skills, access employment opportunities and nurture their wellbeing and mental health thanks to $1.5 million in NSW Government grants announced today.
New advocate for children and young people
Last published on 21 Dec 2020 in Media Releases
Zoë Robinson has been appointed NSW Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP) for five years following a productive 12-month stint while acting in the role.
More early intervention support for families
Last published on 17 Dec 2020 in Media Releases
Vulnerable children and parents will benefit from improved early intervention support under a new program designed to provide practical assistance to families with the aim of preventing issues from escalating.