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NSW Local Councils DIAP Progress Report 2019-20 opens in new window
Last published on 18 May 2021 in Good news and updates
An extract of NSW local councils 2019-2020 achievements taken from their DIAPs 2019-2020 progress or annual reports.
Apply now for the Social Sector Transformation Fund - Open Grant!
Last published on 22 Apr 2021 in News
The NSW Government 2020–21 Budget announced the Social Sector Transformation Fund with an allocation of $50 million.
Personal Injury Commission officially opens
Last published on 01 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
Navigating the complex dispute resolution system for injured workers and road users is now a lot easier, thanks to the State Government’s new Personal Injury Commission officially beginning its work from today.
Grants Program Delivers Wide Ranging Events For 2021 NSW Women’s Week
Last published on 23 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
Online and face-to-face craft classes,a music industry professionals’ masterclass and an outdoor yoga workshop are among 27 events that will promote and support women’s education, employment and wellbeing during NSW Women’s Week.
Courageous women honoured on Australia Day
Last published on 26 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor congratulates the 2021 Australian of the Year recipients, acknowledging their inspiring achievements and contribution to society.
Military Memorabilia Has New Home In NSW
Last published on 17 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
The installation of military posters gifted to the Anzac Memorial in Sydney will pay a further tribute to last year’s 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Corrective Services NSW celebrates its staff
Last published on 08 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
The fourth annual National Corrections Day will be marked next Friday (15 January) to recognise the efforts of the state’s 10,000 corrections staff who work year-round with offenders to keep our communities safe.
Review of the Advocate for Children and Young People Act
Last published on 17 Nov 2020 in News
The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) is reviewing the Advocate for Children and Young People Act 2014 (the Act) on behalf of the Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services and the Minister for [...]
What we’ve achieved so far
Last published on 10 Nov 2020 in Good news and updates
Below are some of the achievements from our previous Disability Inclusion Action Plans (DIAPs), each is aligned to one of the four focus areas.
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.