Forums and committees

Carers NSW Policy Team and Executives participate in a number of regular forums and committees that provide opportunities for us to represent carers and advocate for change.
Key forums and committees attended by Carers NSW include the following:
  • NSW Carers Ministerial Advisory Council (Carers NSW CEO: appointed position)
  • Strategic Carers Action Network (SCAN), Carers NSW
  • Carer Respite Alliance, Carers NSW
  • National Policy Working Group (NPWG), National Network of Carers Associations
  • Assistive Technology Community Alliance NSW (ATCAN), NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS)
  • Access and Referral Steering Committee, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD)
  • Accessible Transport Advisory Committee (ATAC), Transport for NSW
  • Advisory Committee - Resources to Support People with Disability, Department of Family and Community Services (FACS)
  • Aged Care Liaison Group, Department of Health (DOH)
  • Aged Care Roundtable, Nurses and Midwives' Association - NSW Branch
  • Carer Committee, Sydney Local Health District (SLHD)
  • Consumer Consultative Committee, NSW Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC)
  • Culturally Diverse Carers Network Meeting, SESLHD
  • Disability Inclusion Action Plan Steering Committee, NSW Health
  • Disability Network, Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN)
  • Disability Roundtable, NSW Ombudsman
  • End of Life Implementation Advisory Committee (EOLIAC), NSW Health
  • Equal Access to Democracy Disability Reference Group, NSW Electoral Commission
  • Family/Staff Relationship Improvement Program Expert Advisory Group, Montefiore
  • Federation of Non-Government Organisations (FONGA), NCOSS
  • Future Directions for Social Housing, FACS
  • Health Equity Alliance, NCOSS
  • Housing and Mental Health Agreement Implementation Committee, FACS
  • ILC Transition Project Reference Group, NSW Health
  • Implementation Committee for the Disability and Carers Plans, SESLHD
  • LGBTI Metro NSW Interagency, ACON
  • Multicultural Disability Interagency, Ethnic Community Services Cooperative (ECSC)
  • NDIS Clinical Advisory Group, Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI)
  • Neurodegenerative and Neuromuscular Conditions Governance Group, ACI
  • NGO Housing Partners Reference Group, FACS
  • NSW Ageing Alliance, Council of the Ageing (COTA)
  • NSW Agency Liaison Group, Australian Aged Care Quality Agency
  • NSW Community Care Forum, Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA)
  • Older Persons Mental Health Peak Advisory Commmittee (OP-PAC), Mental Health Carers NSW
  • Peak Advisory Committee, Mental Health Carers NSW
  • Partnering with Carers, NSW Health
  • Planning for Later Life Forum, NSW Trustee and Guardian
  • Respite Project Advisory Group, ACSA
  • SHAPE Reference Group - End of Life Care, NSW Health
  • Speak My Language, ECC
  • Stronger Carers Steering Committee, Baptistcare
  • Transport Policy Advisory Group (TPAG), NCOSS
  • Victims of Crime Interagency, Justice NSW



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