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Cost of living relief for social housing tenants

Friday, 08 July 2022

8 July 2022

Community Housing Providers will receive relief from rent rises in the private market with an immediate $7.5 million funding boost to keep properties available for social housing tenants.

The additional investment from the NSW Government will be used to retain rental properties that are home to families in social housing who have not been affected by the rising private market rents.

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Extended Rent Support Helps People Escaping Domestic Violence Find a Secure Home

Friday, 01 July 2022

1 July 2022

The NSW Government is helping to ensure people escaping domestic and family violence find a secure home with the extension of a successful rent support program. 

Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services Natasha Maclaren-Jones said the Rent Choice Start Safely private rental subsidy is being extended in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Campbelltown areas. 

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Critical accommodation for regional youth

Monday, 27 June 2022

27 June 2022

Vulnerable young people in regional NSW will have more options for crisis accommodation and services, thanks to an additional $1 million investment by the NSW Government. 

Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services Natasha Maclaren-Jones has said the Youth Justice NSW Regional Homelessness Project will address critical gaps in accommodation services for young people in regional NSW. 

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Housing boost combats homelessness

Tuesday, 21 June 2022

21 June 2022

A funding injection of $37 million will build on the success of the NSW Government’s Together Home program in tackling the issue of homelessness.

The 2022-23 NSW Budget boost will enable about 120 new social housing dwellings to be built to counter homelessness and to work towards any return to rough sleeping.

This new investment will almost double the number of homes currently being delivered for clients of the program across the State to 270.

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20 Nov

Women

Women

“We are committed to achieving justice and equality for the women of NSW through policy, innovation and collaboration”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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20 Nov

Families and Communities

Families & Communities

“The NSW Government is committed to protecting the most vulnerable in our society – children, victims of crime, and those experiencing hardship and disadvantage.”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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Regional NSW

Regional NSW

“Our Plan recognises the strategic importance of regional NSW and focuses on harnessing the capacity of our regions, providing opportunity to prosper.”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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20 Nov

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Health

“We are committed to ensuring Australian patients have access to a 21st century health system that provides the right care, in the right place, at the right time”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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Economy

We have put in place the economic framework that encourages growth and job creation

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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