Useful Links

CRN has compiled a list of website links to peak bodies, government departments and organisations that may provide useful information and resources for those working or studying in the community service sector.

Peak Bodies

Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)

NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS)

Local Community Services Association (LCSA)

Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA)

FamS NSW Family Services Inc.

Homelessness NSW

Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW (ECC)

Youth Action

The Centre for Volunteering

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF)

Sector Connect

Community Resource Network (CRN)

Mountains Community Resource Network (MCRN)


Federal Government

Department of Social Services (DSS)

Department of Human Services (DHS)

State Government

Department of Family and Community Services (FACS)

Local Government

Blacktown City Council

The Hills Shire Council


Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

Our Community


NFP Law Information Hub


Australian Bureau of Statistics


Data NSW

Community Jobs

Ethical Jobs

NCOSS Community Jobs Board



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