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Listing of all media releases by Department of Communities and Justice

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  • Corrective Services NSW staff honoured on Australia Day
    Last published on 26 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    The outstanding service of four Corrective Services NSW officers at Long Bay, Goulburn, Leichhardt and Silverwater has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.|The outstanding service of four Corrective Services NSW officers at [...]

  • National Corrections Day 2020 – We Are Family
    Last published on 17 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    Today marks National Corrections Day, celebrating the 10,000 correctional staff in NSW - and the 25,000 frontline officers across Australia – who do an important job rehabilitating offenders and keeping the community safe.|Today marks National [...]

  • Have your say on disability inclusion
    Last published on 16 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    People with disability, carers, service providers and peak bodies are being encouraged to help shape NSW disability legislation, to ensure it’s relevant and fit-for-purpose under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).|People with disability, carers, service [...]

  • Oliver and Charlotte top baby names for 2019
    Last published on 15 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    The NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (BDM) has compiled the top 10 baby names for 2019 which has been unveiled today by Attorney General Mark Speakman and Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello.|The [...]

  • List your holiday home to help a neighbour
    Last published on 14 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    People who own holiday homes in bushfire-affected communities are being encouraged to list them with local real estate agents for rent, to increase the supply of accommodation available for those who have lost everything.|People who [...]

  • Housing service to assist bushfire response
    Last published on 09 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    A dedicated housing assistance service has been launched today to support the urgent housing needs of residents impacted by the bushfires.|A dedicated housing assistance service has been launched today to support the urgent housing needs [...]

  • New free legal service for bushfire victims
    Last published on 09 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    Thousands of NSW residents impacted by the State’s devastating bushfires will be offered free legal help with the launch of the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW.|Thousands of NSW residents impacted by the State’s devastating bushfires [...]

  • Illawarra inmates help rebuild fire-ravaged dingo sanctuary
    Last published on 09 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    Staff and inmates from the Illawarra Reintegration Centre have been praised for their efforts to help rebuild a dingo shelter destroyed by bushfires.|Staff and inmates from the Illawarra Reintegration Centre have been praised for their [...]

  • Ministers welcome new Children's Advocate (NSW)
    Last published on 07 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services Gareth Ward and Minister for Regional Youth Bronnie Taylor today announced Zoe Robinson has been appointed Acting Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP).|Minister for Families, Communities and [...]

  • Child protection caseworkers help a record number of families
    Last published on 07 Jan 2020 in Media Releases

    New data released by the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) shows child protection caseworkers are assisting a record number of children and families across the state.|New data released by the Department of Communities and [...]

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Last updated: 21 Oct 2019