Submission to the Chair of the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues

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This submission aims to respond to the Inquiry into service coordination in communities with high needs through a solutions based framework by demonstrating best practice examples in areas of high social needs in Greater Western Sydney and capturing key insights from local organisations. Key themes from these consultations are explored along with several recommendations

Submission to Australian Government Department of Social Services

2016-10-14T00:24:47+00:00

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) works to build strong, organised communities by bridging the divide between communities and policymakers at the local, regional, state and national levels. Western Sydney Community Forum employs two transport development officers who work closely with WSCF’s two HACC development officers. The Regional Transport Development Workers are also networked with Community

Submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal

2016-10-14T00:24:47+00:00

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) have proposed a package of changes to public transport fares in NSW. The review into public transport fares has included: multiple stages of consultation on the structure of fares including an external benefits review; an economic analysis and consultation on fares for multi mode journeys, frequency discounts,

Submission to Commonwealth Department of Social Services

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In December 2015, the Commonwealth Department of Social Services (DSS) released a 'Benchmarking' Discussion Paper, inviting comments from relevant service providers. The paper "describes the intended collection and use of benchmarking data to help foster community awareness and innovation and to improve wellbeing for individuals, families and their communities". Western Sydney Community Forum's Regional Development Officers

Submission to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

2016-10-14T00:24:48+00:00

On Monday 19 October 2015 the Draft Western Sydney Airport Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Airport Plan was placed on public exhibition for a total of 60 days. The 4,000 page document was prepared by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development over a period of eight months. The Western Sydney Airport is