Family & Community Services

The Public Service Association represents a wide variety of workers employed by the Department, including administration staff, case workers, community workers, policy workers and residential support workers.

The Department of Family and Community Services consists of:

  • Aboriginal Housing Office
  • Ageing, Disability and Home Care
  • Businesslink Pty Ltd
  • Community Services
  • Housing NSW
  • Land and Housing Corporation
  • Women NSW

PSA Submission – COM Restructure – 13 December 2016

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PSA Live-Chat Q&A Re: COM restructure

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PSA Feedback – Change Management Plan

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PSA seeks Barilaro intervention over FACS job cuts

Dec 14, 2016

PSA seeks Barilaro intervention over FACS job cuts – December 2016 (PDF version)

The PSA has called on new Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, to intervene over concerns the new FACS Cluster Operating Model will result in substantial job losses and a marked decline in child protection, disability and public housing services in rural and regional communities across the state.

Read the letter HERE.

PSA General Secretary, Stewart Little, said “the Association is deeply concerned about the impact of cuts to public services and associated job losses in regional NSW, an issue we believe was a significant factor in the recent Orange by-election.”

Read the full bulletin HERE.

NSW Government to FACS staff: ‘Merry Christmas. You’re Sacked!’

Dec 1, 2016

NSW Government to FACS staff – ‘Merry Christmas. You’re Sacked!’ – December 2016 (PDF version)

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) has floated a reorganisation of the agency, which includes savage cuts to public service jobs.

Under the Cluster Operating Model, the Department has outlined plans to shed at least 700 front-line support jobs across Sydney and regional NSW. More jobs are expected to go as further cuts are announced to corporate and state-wide services in coming weeks.

Read the full bulletin HERE.

Defending Disability Services Campaign page

Follow this link to download the Defending Disability Services Campaign kit.

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