Joyce Pinchin, an amazing JAS volunteer, was recognised for her 12+ years volunteering for JAS supporting people with cognitive impairment at Maitland Local Court. Joyce was unable to make it to Maitland Court, but received a standing ovation while attending Cessnock Court. IDRS and JAS would like to thank Joyce for her many years of […]
Some of our brilliant Volunteers have received awards at The Centre For Volunteering NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards. This is such a wonderful recognition of our Volunteers and the service that JAS provides in all communities. We are so proud of all our committed volunteers and the support that they give to people with […]
Central Sydney staff from JAS, Ability Rights Centre, Legal Aid, IDRS and NSWCID joined together to celebrate NAIDOC week where this years theme was “For our Elders”. We participated in a lovely smoking ceremony conducted by our Aboriginal Engagement worker Dean McLaren, it was a beautiful, moving experience, followed by a lovely morning tea and viewing of the […]
This week marks #NationalReconciliationWeek. It’s a time for us all to come together, listen, learn, reflect, and celebrate the culture, history, and achievements of the First Nations people. This year’s theme is ‘Be a Voice for Generations’. At IDRS, our staff have been reflecting on this message and what it means for future generations to achieve […]
The IDRS Annual Report 2021-22 and Financial Report for the year ending 30 June 2022 is now available to view online. Click on the links below to download the pdfs.
December 3 each year is International Day of People with Disability. This year to celebrate the IDRS Making Rights Real Group and Friends have produced this short video. The video highlights some very important reminders about rights!