Tell us how to better support carers
26 February 2014
Don’t miss your chance to be involved in developing a new plan for our state’s carers. A short online survey is being hosted on the NSW Government’s consultation website, Have Your Say until 7 March. The NSW Carers Strategy survey asks you to choose the most important proposed solutions for carers across a range of focus areas.
Local Government Housing Kit
24 February 2014
The 2011 Census data is now available in the Local Government Housing Kit Database. The NSW Local Government Housing Kit has been created to help councils, community housing providers and others understand local housing needs and issues and to formulate appropriate local responses. The database provides up-to-date information on housing need and affordability.
Vote now for your 2014 NSW Women of the Year
19 February 2014
Online voting for the 2014 NSW Women of the Year Awards is now open. Support the achievements of exceptional women in our community and make your vote count in two categories – A.H. Beard’s Community Hero and Harvey Norman’s Young Woman of the Year. Voting closes 11pm Sunday 2 March 2014.
Latest Rent and Sales Report
10 February 2014
The Rent and Sales Report is the sole authoritative source of data on NSW rent movements. Please see the latest Rent and Sales Report - Issue 106 for further information.
Goward calls for expansion of income management for public housing
2 February 2014
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward foreshadowed the expansion of the joint State and Commonwealth income management trial, which has already proven successful in Bankstown, into other areas of NSW. Plese see media release for more information.
New Going Home Staying Home funding model
27 November 2013
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today announced a new needs-based funding model as part of the NSW Government’s commitment to addressing and reducing homelessness. Tenders for the provision of specialist homelessness services open on Wednesday 27 November 2013 and close on Tuesday 28 January 2014. For more information see the Minister’s media release (PDF), or visit the Going Home Staying Home web pages.
Paying rent at Service NSW Centres
4 November 2013
Public housing tenants now have the option of paying their rent and other accounts at a Service NSW Centre. Service NSW is a state government initiative to provide clients with a one-stop-shop to a range of government services. Tenants should present their Housing NSW payment card and nominate the amount they wish to pay. Read full range of payment options.
To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)