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  • NSW Parliament passes reform boosting protection for counsellors and support for victims
    Last published on 25 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    Counsellors as well as friends or family of adults who disclose sexual and domestic violence will no longer face prosecution for respecting a victim’s wishes on whether to report the crime, thanks to an amendment [...]

  • Report shows drug court reduces reoffending
    Last published on 24 Sep 2020 in News and Media

    A new report issued today shows that the NSW Drug Court has led to a significantly lower reconviction rate among offenders diverted through the program.|A new report issued today shows that the NSW Drug Court [...]

  • Report shows drug court reduces reoffending
    Last published on 24 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    A new report issued today shows that the NSW Drug Court has led to a significantly lower reconviction rate among offenders diverted through the program.|A new report issued today shows that the NSW Drug Court [...]

  • Domestic violence training for community and religious leaders
    Last published on 20 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    Community and religious leaders will be empowered to respond to domestic and family violence through a new training program to begin next month.|Community and religious leaders will be empowered to respond to domestic and family [...]

  • New birth certificate gives adopted people choice
    Last published on 18 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    For the first time in NSW history adopted people will now have the option to have both their birth and adopted families included on a birth certificate.|For the first time in NSW history adopted people [...]

  • Brush Farm corrections academy celebrates 30 years
    Last published on 17 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    The Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy, which provides training and education to the state’s prison and parole officers, is celebrating 30 years.|The Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy, which provides training and education to the state’s [...]

  • Backing women to stand for their community
    Last published on 17 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    Ten inspirational former and current female councillors are spearheading a new promotional campaign to encourage more women to stand for their community at the next local government elections.|Ten inspirational former and current female councillors are [...]

  • New program aims to help rural women reset
    Last published on 16 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    A new series of free online events will provide women across regional NSW with advice to help them support their communities through challenging times.|A new series of free online events will provide women across regional [...]

  • Reform to protect counsellors and support victims
    Last published on 16 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    Counsellors as well as friends or family of adults who disclose sexual and domestic violence will no longer face prosecution for respecting a victim’s wishes on whether to report the crime, under an amendment to [...]

  • COVID-19: video tech signing of legal forms to continue
    Last published on 15 Sep 2020 in Media Releases

    The witnessing of important legal documents such as wills, powers of attorney and statutory declarations over video conference will continue under a new to be introduced into NSW Parliament.|The witnessing of important legal documents such [...]

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Last updated: 13 Feb 2020