Department of Family and Community Services

2013

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NSW Government
12 Aug 2013

REFORMED DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE COUNCIL APPOINTED

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the appointment of eight non-government members to the newly established NSW Domestic and Family Violence Council.

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Skills Development Strategy - Domestic and Family Violence Reforms
12 Aug 2013

$1.5 MILLION PARTNERSHIP TO BETTER TACKLE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced a new partnership between Family and Community Services and TAFE NSW to provide education, training and professional development for frontline workers who deal with victims of domestic and family violence in NSW.

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NSW Government
09 Aug 2013

NEW FOCUS ON MEN’S BEHAVIOUR TO STOP DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the establishment of the Men’s Behaviour Change Network to act as an advisory body for effective ways of working with men to reduce domestic and family violence.

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NSW Government
09 Aug 2013

PILOT PROGRAM TO REDUCE APPREHENDED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER BREACHES

Minister for Women Pru Goward, Attorney General Greg Smith SC and Member for Strathfield Charles Casuscelli today announced funding of $60,000 to support a Legal Aid NSW pilot program aimed at reducing breaches of Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVO).

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It Stops Here
17 Jul 2013

NSW’S FIRST MEN’S TELEPHONE COUNSELLING AND REFERRAL SERVICE TO REDUCE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minster for Women Pru Goward today announced that the NSW Government will commit $2 million over three years to fund NSW’s first telephone counselling and referral service for violent or potentially violent men to help reduce domestic violence.

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It Stops Here
17 Jul 2013

A STRONGER EVIDENCE BASE TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the NSW Government is investing $620,000 to strengthen the evidence base to prevent domestic violence, through three major violence prevention studies.

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Investing in Women Funding Program
17 Jul 2013

NSW BOOSTING WOMEN IN NON-TRADITIONALTRADES

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the first round of successful applicants to be awarded funding under the NSW Government’s new Investing In Women funding program.

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It Stops Here
09 Jul 2013

IT STOPS HERE: STANDING TOGETHER TO END DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today encouraged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to get online and provide feedback to the NSW Government’s reforms to improve the response to domestic and family violence in NSW.

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It Stops Here
25 Jun 2013

UNITED EFFORT TO END DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE IN NSW

Minister for Women Pru Goward was joined today by Minister for Health Jillian Skinner and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher to announce the NSW Government’s new reforms

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NSW Government
18 Jun 2013

NSW INVESTING TO IMPROVE SERVICES AND LIVES

The NSW Government continues to reform and deliver improved services and lives for

vulnerable children, young people and families, through initiatives in the NSW 2013-14 Budget.

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Women in NSW 2013 Media Release
14 Jun 2013

STATISTICS CAN IMPROVE SERVICES AND LIVES

Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today launched Women in NSW 2013, the second annual report on the status of women in NSW.

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Aurora
06 May 2013

NEW APP TO HELP PEOPLE EXPERIENCING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today launched a new smart phone app for people who are experiencing domestic and family violence.

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Who Said Only Blokes Can Be Tradies?
11 Apr 2013

WHO SAID ONLY BLOKES CAN BE TRADIES?

Minister for Women Pru Goward will today meet with careers advisers from across NSW to provide new tools to support high school girls into careers in non-traditional occupations.

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WOTY Finalists
07 Mar 2013

2013 NSW WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the winners of the 2013 NSW Women of the Year Awards during a special reception at NSW Parliament House

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WOTY Finalists
20 Feb 2013

Premier's Finalists - NSW Woman of the Year Award

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the six finalists for the 2013 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year Award.

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Investing in Women Funding Program
19 Feb 2013

Funding To Boost Women's Economic Participation

The NSW Government is boosting support for women’s economic participation with $200,000 for innovative projects that assist women into non-traditional trades.

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