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Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis Service
The Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis Service (MHAHS) works with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in NSW to improve health and well-being in relation to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
The service works with more than 20 language groups and implements a range of health promotion, community development and media initiatives, as well as offering individual assistance to people living with HIV.
Multicultural NSW provides high-quality, professional and efficient interpreting and translation services. Our fully accredited interpreters speak more than 100 languages and our translation services are available across more than 100 Service NSW centres in NSW.
My Aged Care
If you need some help around the house or think it’s time to look into aged care homes, My Aged Care is here to help.
My Health Record
My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information.
When you have a My Health Record, your health information can be viewed securely online, from anywhere, at any time – even if you move or travel interstate.
When you’re visiting a GP for a check-up, or in an emergency room following an accident and are unable to talk, healthcare providers involved in your care can access important health information.
My Skills is an Australian Government initiative that lets you search for and compare, nationally recognised training courses and providers.
National Association for Loss And Grief (NSW) Inc
The National Association for Loss and Grief (NSW) Inc is a not for profit organisation, formed in 1977 following the Granville Train Disaster, to act as a support network for people experiencing loss and grief.
The organisation continues to provide a service to individuals, families and communities through its Grief Support service and now has branches in Dubbo (Head Office), Mudgee, Hunter and Sydney (Telephone).
National Auslan Booking and Payment Service
NABS is the National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service.
We provide interpreters to Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing people who use sign language.
National Debt Helpline
National Debt Helpline is a not-for-profit service that helps people tackle their debt problems. We’re not a lender and we don’t ‘sell’ anything or make money from you. Our professional financial counsellors offer a free, independent and confidential service.
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
NEDC is an initiative of the Australian eating disorder sector funded by the Australian Government and dedicated to developing and implementing a nationally consistent, evidence-based system of care for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
National Mental Health Commission
The Commission monitors and reports on investment in mental health and suicide prevention initiatives, provides evidence based policy advice to Government and disseminates information on ways to continuously improve Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention systems, and acts as a catalyst for change to achieve those improvements. This includes increasing accountability and transparency in mental health through the provision of independent reports and advice to the Australian Government and the community.
We work with stakeholders, particularly people with living experience of mental health, their families and other support people to ensure mental health reforms are collectively owned and actioned.
We work across all areas that promote mental health and prevent mental illness and suicide – not just government and not just health, but education, housing, employment, human services and social support, so that all Australians achieve the best possible mental health and wellbeing.
National Public Toilet Map
The National Public Toilet Map shows the location of more than 19,000 public and private public facilities across Australia, including toilets, adult change and baby care. Information is provided about each toilet, such as location, accessibility details, opening hours and features like sharps disposal and showers.
The Toilet Map improves independence and quality of life for the estimated 4.8 million Australians who are affected by incontinence. It is also convenient for people with young families and those holidaying or travelling to new locations.
National Redress Scheme
The National Redress Scheme provides support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.
- acknowledges that many children were sexually abused in Australian institutions
- holds institutions accountable for this abuse, and
- helps people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse gain access to counselling, a direct personal response, and a Redress payment.
The Scheme started on 1 July 2018 and will run for 10 years.
National Relay Service
If you are deaf and/or find it hard hearing or speaking with people who use a phone, the National Relay Service (NRS) can help you.
- A call through the NRS lets you communicate with a hearing person who is using a phone even if you can’t hear or don’t use your voice.
- The NRS has specially trained staff called Relay Officers who help with every call.
- Depending on the type of call, a Relay Officer will change voice to text or text tovoice and AUSLAN to English or English to AUSLAN.
- Relay officers stay on the line throughout each call to help it go smoothly, but don’t change or get in the way of what is being said.
- Except for calls made through Video Relay, the NRS is available 24 Hours a day, every day.
- Depending on your hearing and speech, and equipment you have, you can choose from one or more relay call types.
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is an independent statutory agency. Our role is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers.
Neuroscience Research Australia NeuRA
Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is an independent, not-for-profit research institute based in Sydney, Australia. As a leader in brain and nervous system research, our goal is to prevent, treat and cure brain and nervous system diseases, disorders and injuries through medical research.
Some of the many aspects of neuroscience we explore include:
- Degenerative brain diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other dementias
- Mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
- Developmental disorders such as autism and Asperger’s syndrome
- Neurological disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea, nerve damage and chronic pain
- Falls and Balance in the elderly
- Rehabilitation after stroke and spinal cord injury
- Increasing the safety of car travel for children and adults.
NSW Ageing and Disability Commission
The purpose of the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission is to:
- raise community awareness to reduce and prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people and adults with disability
- receive and respond to reports or allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of an older person or adult with disability
- provide support and information to those at need
- run an investigation (if required)
- report and advise the government on related systemic issues.
NSW Fair Trading
NSW Fair Trading is part of the Department of Customer Service whose role is to make doing business in NSW simple, accessible and fair for employees, consumers and industry while providing the best value for government.
NSW Government Directory
NSW Government Office of Sport
The Office of Sport is the lead NSW Government agency for sport and active recreation. The Office of Sport aims to increase the levels of physical activity of the people of NSW by providing the leadership, policies, programs, funding and infrastructure necessary to enable higher rates of participation in sport and active recreation.
NSW Health Centre for Genetics Education
Empowering health professionals to continue delivering improved outcomes in health care and well-being for individuals, families and the community, by providing credible genetics and genomics resources and information, in collaboration with our clinical and research partner organisations.
The Centre for Genetics Education strives to be the trusted source of genetics and genomics information and resources for healthcare.
We are a division of the NSW Health Education & Training Institute (HETI), and are based at 1 Reserve Road in St Leonards, NSW, Australia.