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Mana Allawah Aboriginal Summit

Mana Allawah Aboriginal Summit - a huge success!

On 17 July 2014, the NSW Department of Family and Community Services successfully hosted the first Mana Allawah Aboriginal Summit to empower Aboriginal communities across Northern Sydney.

2014-15 Budget

2014-15 Budget

The 2014-15 Budget has been handed down.

NDIS explained in Auslan

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) fact sheet now available in Auslan

A fact sheet explaining the NDIS and what it means for people with disability is now available in Auslan.

Latest news

Adult survivors of sexual abuse - getting help and seeking justice

Sexual abuse is a terrible crime that affects people for a long time. You may have been abused many years ago, but could still be suffering the consequences.

Disability Inclusion Bill 2014 introduced in NSW Parliament

The Disability Inclusion Bill 2014 has been introduced in NSW Parliament. The Bill sets out the role of NSW Government during, and after, the transition to the NDIS, and provides for more flexible, person-centred funding arrangements, as well as new safeguards to protect people with disability during this period of transition to the NDIS.

NSW Minister welcomes Commonwealth action to relax adoption laws

NSW Minister for Family & Community Services, Gabrielle Upton, today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement to make adoption of children from overseas easier for Australians.

Achieve Australia preparing for NDIS

Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka yesterday opened Achieve Australia’s new head office in Ryde and congratulated the non-government organisation for the work they carry out to support people with disability. 

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