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Grants Program Delivers Wide Ranging Events For 2021 NSW Women’s Week
Last published on 23 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
Online and face-to-face craft classes,a music industry professionals’ masterclass and an outdoor yoga workshop are among 27 events that will promote and support women’s education, employment and wellbeing during NSW Women’s Week.
Courageous women honoured on Australia Day
Last published on 26 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor congratulates the 2021 Australian of the Year recipients, acknowledging their inspiring achievements and contribution to society.
Military Memorabilia Has New Home In NSW
Last published on 17 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
The installation of military posters gifted to the Anzac Memorial in Sydney will pay a further tribute to last year’s 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Corrective Services NSW celebrates its staff
Last published on 08 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
The fourth annual National Corrections Day will be marked next Friday (15 January) to recognise the efforts of the state’s 10,000 corrections staff who work year-round with offenders to keep our communities safe.
Review of the Advocate for Children and Young People Act
Last published on 17 Nov 2020 in News
The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) is reviewing the Advocate for Children and Young People Act 2014 (the Act) on behalf of the Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services and the Minister for [...]
What we’ve achieved so far
Last published on 10 Nov 2020 in Good news and updates
Below are some of the achievements from our previous Disability Inclusion Action Plans (DIAPs), each is aligned to one of the four focus areas.
Report shows drug court reduces reoffending
Last published on 24 Sep 2020 in News and Media
A new report issued today shows that the NSW Drug Court has led to a significantly lower reconviction rate among offenders diverted through the program.
Applications open for youth project funding
Last published on 01 Sep 2020 in Media releases
Organisations keen to kick-start programs promoting youth engagement can now apply for up to $50,000 as part of the NSW Government’s Youth Opportunities Grants.
NSW Response to the Family is Culture Review opens in new window
Last published on 08 Jul 2020 in News
Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services Gareth Ward has released the NSW response to the Family is Culture, Independent Review of Aboriginal Children and Young People in Out-of-Home Care (OOHC).
Making a Difference Employee Awards
Last published on 01 Jul 2020 in News
Have you received outstanding service from an employee or team at the Department of Communities and Justice? Nominate them today for a Making a Difference Employee Award.