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Reporting of COVID-19 positive incidents for service providers

Posted on September 9, 2021

Source: DCJ Dear service provider In response to the growing COVID-19 situation in NSW and consistent with contract requirements[1], please report any COVID-19 positive incidents that occur involving clients, or that impact the delivery of services to clients in your workplace, as soon as reasonably practicable to your DCJ contract manager. This process would apply […]

TEI INFORM: IFS Conference 2021 (Virtual Event)

Posted on September 2, 2021

Source: DCJ A message from Anthony ShannonHi all, IFS Conference 2021 (Virtual Event) DCJ is proud to be a sponsor of the 23rd International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres (IFS) Conference on 14-17 September 2021, which will be hosted by LCSA in partnership with the Australian Neighbourhood Houses and Centres Association (ANHCA). The theme for […]

Wollondilly Shire Council: COVID-19 Community Grant Program 2021

Posted on September 2, 2021

Wollondilly Shire Council is opening a special round of community grants in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The new program will be open from 30 August 2021 offering grants to Wollondilly based not for profit or charitable organisations to provide support to residents experiencing severe financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 related loss […]

Important information on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for residential aged care workers

Posted on August 19, 2021

Source: Department of Health Important information on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for residential aged care workers Important advice has been provided today to all residential aged care providers and facility IPC leads and managers on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination in residential aged care. The Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Greg Hunt MP and the […]

MFYS – Position Vacant: Aboriginal Caseworker

Posted on August 5, 2021

Macarthur Family and Youth Services Supporting children, young people and communities to be the best they can be. Aboriginal Caseworker Position Description        Candidate Information POSITION TITLE:                             Aboriginal Caseworker Position Status:                                Permanent Location:                                            16 King Street Campbelltown NSW 2560 There will be variable sites of work dependent on service delivery needs. Responsible to:                                 Team Leader […]

Lockdown safety net: our analysis

Posted on July 29, 2021

From the early days of this lockdown, the Tenants’ Union and others called for financial support and protection for renters. So we welcomed the measures announced on 13 July from the Commonwealth and NSW Governments to support impacted renters. The income supports and the incentives for landlords to reduce rent will make a real difference. The stop on […]

TEI Inform – Community Wellbeing Survey Pilot

Posted on July 29, 2021

(Source: facs) Hi all,  Launching the TEI Community Wellbeing Survey Pilot LCSA and DCJ have been working in partnership on the TEI Community Strengthening Data Project with the valued advice from a sector-lead Reference Group. This project was developed in response to sector feedback about the need to: better collect, analyse and report the stories […]

Services Australia Centrelink: Covid-19 Disaster Payment (NSW)

Posted on July 28, 2021

(SOURCE: Services Australia) Services Australia is responsible for delivering the COVID-19 Disaster Payment, a support payment for workers adversely affected by a state public health order. Who can get it You must meet all eligibility rules to get the COVID-19 Disaster Payment. You can get it even if you’re eligible on only one day of […]

DCJ: TEI Inform – Aboriginal Guardianship Support Model

Posted on July 22, 2021

A message from Anthony Shannon Hi all,   Aboriginal Guardianship Support Model – TRIAL AbSec, the New South Wales Child Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation, is trialing a new support model for Aboriginal children and young people on guardianship and their guardians. This AbSec initiative will support Aboriginal community controlled organisations (ACCOs) to deliver a new service […]