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AbSec LDC secures Closing The Gap grant funding

AbSec LDC secures Closing The Gap grant funding

Press Release AbSec NSW would like to acknowledge the recent funding to our Learning and Development Centre (LDC), made possible by funding from the NSW Government Aboriginal Affairs portfolio. The Closing the Gap NSW Implementation Plan has committed to increasing...

AbSec opposes abrupt bail amendments

AbSec opposes abrupt bail amendments

Press Release AbSec NSW has joined the Aboriginal Legal Service and other peak organisations in their condemnation of the NSW Government after their unexpected amendments to the Bail Act 2013. The Bill, which was rushed through both houses of the NSW parliament this...

New support for Aboriginal children and young people on guardianship

New support for Aboriginal children and young people on guardianship

Aboriginal children and young people in the Hunter and South West Sydney areas who were shifted to guardianship orders from the out-of-home care system now have access to better support under the Aboriginal Guardianship Support Model initiative. After reforms to the...

South West Sydney carers: A new support group

South West Sydney carers: A new support group

On the 29th of November 2021, AbSec held its first Carer Support Group in South West Sydney. Carers from across South Western Sydney came together to share knowledge, have a yarn and brainstorm ways to support one another. The team at AbSec acknowledges that the past...

Essential food supplied for Aboriginal carers

Essential food supplied for Aboriginal carers

  COVID-19 has had a huge impact on Aboriginal communities throughout 2021. During this time, not only have additional measures been put in place to protect groups at greater risk from COVID-19, but essential services and activities have been difficult to provide...