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Media release

Stay informed with the latest updates and stories from Down Syndrome NSW. Our media releases cover a wide range of topics, including advocacy efforts, community events, policy changes, and inspiring stories from individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Explore our recent announcements and discover how we're working to support and empower the Down syndrome community across New South Wales. 
Down Syndrome NSW Successful in National Grant to Enhance Social and Community Participation
Down Syndrome NSW x NSW Trustee and Guardian Partnership: Supporting Future Planning to Ease Midnight Anxiety
Down Syndrome NSW Welcomes Further Consultation to Inform Disability Royal Comission Response

Media Coverage

Stay updated with the latest news articles, interviews, and features about Down Syndrome NSW and our staff, members and leadership.

  • ABC News - Down Syndrome NSW will tell the Birth Trauma Inquiry parents of children with the condition are being traumatised by their prenatal experiences.NSW Birth Trauma Inquiry to hear families of Down syndrome babies feel pressure to terminate. 8 March 2024
NSW Parliamentary Birth Trauma Hearing March 2024 - Down Syndrome NSW is pleased to provide input to the NSW Legislative Council Select Committee on Birth Trauma, a topic of great interest to our community. We are pleased to see this critical stage addressed. Down Syndrome NSW were honoured to be able to attend and provide input at the hearing with CEO Emily Caska & Melissa Cotterrill.
Understanding What Health Equity is, and why it is Important - Bridie Louden and Julie Louden, Down Syndrome NSW Business Support Manager, Present at United Nations for World Down Syndrome Day, 21 March 2024. 
Channel 9 Today Extra Interview Down Syndrome NSW - CEO Emily Caska, Bridie Louden, Liz Smith and Mary Brown 5 October 2023.

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