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TEI inform: A message from Anthony Shannon

Posted on May 2, 2020

Hi all,On Tuesday night Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced stage two measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. As part of these measures, he announced that community and recreation centres would be forced to close. The measures came into effect from 11.59pm yesterday, Wednesday 25 March. Facilities may remain open for the purpose of hosting […]

Sydney Water- Payment Assistance Scheme

Posted on May 1, 2020

Our qualified case managers provide holistic solutions for customers experiencing affordability issues. We offer direct financial support through our Payment Assistance Scheme (PAS). We also aim to improve our customer’s financial wellbeing, inclusion and resilience by referring customers to external services based on their needs. This may include referrals to other agencies for other types […]

Nominations Open for Macarthur 2020 NAIDOC Awards

Posted on April 24, 2020

Dear valued community members, At this stage we are planning for the 2020 NAIDOC awards night to go ahead at a future date, however in light of the current COVID-19 situation we are constantly reviewing this and will keep you up to date. The past weeks have seen some significant and difficult times for our […]

GROUND BREAKING DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR TRANS PEOPLE IN NSW LAUNCHED​

Posted on April 2, 2020

A new digital information and resource platform, ​TransHub​, has been launched for all trans and gender diverse (TGD) people in NSW, their loved ones, allies and health providers.​ ​Launched to help mark the International Trans Day of Visibility (31 March), TransHub is an initiative from ACON, NSW’s leading health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion […]

PROACTIVE APPROACHES TO MEN’S SUICIDE PREVENTION

Posted on April 2, 2020

As part of the implementation of the Department of Health’s Primary Mental Health Care reform activities, Primary Health Networks (PHNs) have been tasked to commission services to meet regional needs, including regional approaches to suicide prevention. Through the initial years of commissioning regional suicide prevention approaches SWSPHN observed a growing need for a men’s specific […]

Department of communities & Justice: We’re still here to support you

Posted on April 2, 2020

I want to firstly say that the Ageing and Disability Commission remains available to support you, adults with disability and older people during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are following the relevant advice from the Australian Government and the NSW Government, while ensuring we remain connected to our partners and community. I also want to acknowledge the statements […]

Supporting our sector during COVID-19

Posted on April 2, 2020

ACWA’s thoughts are with our sector colleagues, and with the children, young people, families and individuals you work with, as we continue to deal with the fallout of COVID-19. We acknowledge and appreciate your ongoing commitment to maintaining essential services to support and protect the most vulnerable people in our community in the face of […]

AbSec Message to Service Providers

Posted on March 31, 2020

AbSec team have created a single point of access to the important information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. They will be building on this information along with any resources as identified by members. This information will be made available on AbSec’s website at www.absec.org.au/covid-19-resources.html