The Budget Policy Statement (BPS) sets out the Government's priorities for the 2019 Budget. For the first time, the BPS contains a Wellbeing Outlook (as well as an Economic and Fiscal Outlook) that describes the current state of wellbeing in New Zealand and what this may mean for future wellbeing.
The Ministry is now consulting on the draft update of the Health of Older People Strategy.
The Ministry of Justice is seeking feedback on a draft framework to establish a consistent and co-ordinated approach to effectively identifying, assessing and managing the risks of family violence. Identifying risk and intervening as early as possible are essential in preventing family violence and keeping victims safe.
The draft strategy sets out a vision and how it can be achieved through eight key outcome areas: education, employment, health and well-being, justice, accessibility, attitudes, choice and control, and leadership.
The Homelessness Inqury want to hear from those who experience homelessness and agencies working with them, as well as members of the public, about the best ways to support homeless Kiwis and reduce the reasons they lose their homes in the first place.