Ageing, Disability & Home Care

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  • Who Cares? for young carers

    2 Oct 2015
    A new mobile app has been developed for young carers. It is now available to download for free from the App store or Google Play.
  • Delivering the NDIS to more than half of eligible Australians

    16 Sep 2015
    The Commonwealth, New South Wales and Victorian governments today signed the first agreements for the full roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • NDIS rollout in NSW announced

    16 Sep 2015
    A historic agreement signed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and NSW Premier Mike Baird has delivered certainty for how and when the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will roll out across NSW.
  • Applications for membership of the Disability Council NSW

    2 Sep 2015
    The Disability Council NSW wants people with disability and other members of the community to become members of the Council.
  • 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.
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