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  • The new operator of Home Care is Australian Unity

    28 Aug 2015
    The new operator of Home Care is Australian Unity. Home Care will transfer to Australian Unity by early 2016
  • Nominate a FACS employee for the 2015 Simply the Best Customer Service Awards

    24 Aug 2015
    The Simply the Best Customer Service Awards celebrate outstanding contributions FACS employees make to reducing disadvantage in NSW, and form part of FACS Employee Recognition Framework. Nominations for the Awards open on Monday 24 August and close Friday 9 October 2015.
  • NSW Seniors Week grants now open

    4 Aug 2015
    $200,000 available for organisations to present events for seniors during NSW Seniors Week (1 – 10 April 2016)
  • New resources on individualised funding

    21 Jul 2015
    FACS has released the Individual Funding Handbook and the Individual Funding Packages: Guidance for Intermediaries. These resources will help people with disability, their families and carers as well as the sector to better understand how individualised funding can be used in NSW.
  • Access To Disability Employment Services for Transition To Work Participants

    9 Jul 2015
    Important information for young people taking part in the Transition to Work program.
  • Good news for Carers

    22 Jun 2015
    The closing date for the 2015 NSW Carers Awards nominations has been extended by two weeks to Monday 13 July 2015, giving greater opportunities for the community to nominate a carer they know who goes above and beyond in their role.
  • Nominations are now open for 2015 Innovation Awards

    12 Jun 2015
    The NSW Disability Industry Innovation Awards are now open for 2015 and celebrate the innovative approaches by individuals and organisations who are improving the lives of people with disability. The Awards are an initiative of the NSW Government in partnership with National Disability Services (NDS).
  • Funding Agreement changes

    8 May 2015
    Important information about changes to the new three year funding agreement which begins on 1 July.
  • Registrations open for the Carers NSW 2015 Biennial Conference

    31 Mar 2015

    Registrations have opened for the Carers NSW 2015 Biennial Conference, to be held on 21-22 May 2015 at Novotel Sydney Olympic Park.

  • New legislation to strengthen protections and inclusion for people with disability

    3 Dec 2014
    Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka will today announce the commencement of the new legislation at Parliament House that will protect people with disability during and following transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and enshrine their rights and inclusion within the community.
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