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About us

The Family and Community Services (FACS) cluster works with children, adults, families and communities to improve lives and help people realise their potential.

Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021

The Family and Community Services (FACS) cluster works with children, adults, families and communities to improve lives and help people realise their potential.

Our vision

All people are empowered to live fulfilling lives and achieve their potential in inclusive communities.

Our priorities

  • Improve long-term outcomes (especially for Aboriginal children and families)
  • Act as stewards of the service system
  • Invest in our people
  • Improve client experience
  • Develop a modern organisation

Our goals

  • Aboriginal children, families and communities thrive
  • People in charge of their own lives and feel a real sense of choice and control
  • More children are safe at home with their families
  • More people have safe, stable places to live - and the family lives, jobs, well-being and dignity which makes that possible
  • Our staff feel they have the support they need to do well in their roles so they can change people's lives

Our ministers

  • The Hon. Pru Goward MP


    • Minister for Family and Community Services
    • Minister for Social Housing
    • Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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  • The Hon. Tanya Davies MP


    • Minister for Mental Health
    • Minister for Women
    • Minister for Ageing

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  • The Hon. Ray Williams MP


    • Minister for Multiculturalism
    • Minister for Disability Services
    • Minister for Youth
    • Minister for Volunteering

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