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Families of people using ‘ice’ and other drugs are able to access support anytime of the day and night through a new Family Drug Support Online service. The service includes evidence-based content relating to both early and advanced support for families at different stages of intervention. 

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Youth Action is developing a number of practical resources to aid youth services in their work, to equip service providers with the knowledge and tools they may need in some of the more difficult areas. The fact sheet set "Young People and Legal Consent" include Background to Consent, Participation in Youth Services, Under-18s' Participation in Research,

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WESNET Safety Net Australia has released two new technology safety resources for women. "Tips for a secure email" offers suggestions on how you can make your email address as secure as possible. "Securing your Home Wi-Fi Nework" outlines steps to ensure your router is secure. WESTNET has also recently updated their handout on image-based abuse.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence’s study of employment services for mature age jobseekers produced online resources for jobseekers and the staff who assist them. The website brings together stories and animations illustrating the diverse experiences of mature age jobseekers; an infographic describing how the world of work has changed since the 1970s;

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Registrations are now open for two new online Australia-wide directories for aged care services. A growing number of older people who speak languages other than English are accessing aged care services. Communication is the single greatest barrier faced by aged care services in providing quality service to older people who speak languages other than English.

Child Family Community Australia has released a new resource sheet on developmental evaluation as a tool in understanding the effectiveness of programs. Program evaluations assist organisations to plan, develop and improve their programs, with the aim of improving outcomes for clients. 

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The Mental Health Commission of NSW's webpage 'Navigating the NDIS' brings together the most relevant and latest National Disability Insurance Scheme information for people living with mental illness, their families and carers, as well as service providers. All information has been grouped into topic areas.

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Law Access NSW has expanded the Representing Yourself section of the website to include a new topic called “Noise”. Representing Yourself is a section of the website designed to help people who are dealing with legal problems in NSW without a lawyer, by providing practical, plain language information on specific areas of law and the legal process.

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Access to the right legal help at the right time improves lives. But some people don’t know that their issue has a legal solution, some don’t know where to look, and others find that resources are stretched too thin. The report A Just Life from Justice Connect provides a roadmap for building a system that works.

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Reasonable and Necessary: Making Sense of the NDIS is a new podcast series by the Summer Foundation, hosted by Dr George Taleporos. Each episode explores a different topic related to accessing the NDIS.