Benevolent Society takes over FACS Clinical supports
2 March 2017 - Today the NSW Government announced that FACS specialist disability support teams would be transferred to the Benevolent Society, Australia's oldest charity. These services include case management, therapy and behaviour support.
I-Contact for February 2017
The February 2017 edition of the Disability Council's Newsletter, "i-Contact" is now available on the web. Go to i-Contact
Report on NDIS Payments Problems released
PWC was commissioned to investigate the problems in the NDIS payments system that saw many service providers owed thousands, sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars for services provided under the NDIS to people with disability. The report has been released, and can be accessed at REPORT
Conference for People with Intellectual Disability
The Annual Having-a-Say Conference in Geelong, for people with Intellectual Disability, will happen from 8 to 10 February 2017.
Disability Council NSW is now on Facebook
NSW Ombudsman Training Calendar July-December 2016
The NSW Ombudsman offers a range of quality, affordable training workshops based on almost 35 years of experience in assisting the public, government agencies and non-government organisations to improve their administrative conduct, decision-making and standards of service delivery.