November 8, 2017

Evolve Housing launches Safe Foundations for women and children escaping domestic violence in Western Sydney

Safe Foundations aims to provide women and their children with an opportunity to stabilise their lives while being supported and feel safe whilst exiting from crisis […]
November 8, 2017

ACNC’s Annual Report – Increased Public Concerns and Use of the Register

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has tabled its 2016–17 Annual Report.  Produced by the Centre for Social Impact in partnership with the Social Policy […]
November 8, 2017

Child Safe eLearning updated

To complement face-to-face training, the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian launched a suite of Child Safe eLearning packages in April. These units have been updated and […]
October 27, 2017

Brotherhood of St Laurence and Foyer Foundation partner

Welfare organisation the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Foyer Foundation are joining forces to improve the life prospects for young people who have been homeless […]
October 27, 2017

NSW Domestic Violence Evidence in Chief Reforms Ineffective

A new law designed to increase the conviction and guilty plea rate in domestic violence (DV) cases has had little if any effect according to a […]
October 27, 2017

Redress scheme close to reality

The Federal Government has introduced on landmark legislation establishing a Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse.  The bill, Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional […]
October 27, 2017

Submissions on shaping the child protection system

The Department of Family and Community Services invites interested individuals and organisations to make submissions on proposals to improve the NSW child protection system. The NSW […]
October 27, 2017

Submissions on a Tougher Code of Conduct for NSW councils

The NSW Government has proposed tougher Code of Conduct requirements for local NSW councils. The updated Model Code of Conduct for Councils, which applies to 1500 […]
October 27, 2017

Have your say on Greater Sydney’s future

The Greater Sydney Commission’s draft Regional Plan and Transport for NSW’s Future Transport strategy for metropolitan Sydney are open for public comment. A number of strategies […]