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Community services workers from across the Murray and Riverina are set to benefit from a selection of professional development opportunities when the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies’...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s Budget investment into long-awaited child protection reform, but says it would like to see more funding...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) looks forward to the O’Farrell Government honouring its pre-election promise to do better by NSW’s most vulnerable children, young people and...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has welcomed the NSW Ombudsman’s report into Keep Them Safe, which was tabled in Parliament earlier this week. ACWA CEO Andrew McCallum said he...
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward welcomed the NSW Ombudsman‟s Keep Them Safe? report, tabled today. Together with his office‟s report on Reviewable Child Deaths in 2008 and 2009...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) says it has confidence in the non-government sector’s ability to provide stability and support for children currently living in foster care in...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has today welcomed comments made by Canadian child services expert Cindy Blackstock, who says Australia’s current “band aid” approach to child...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is appealing to the NSW Government to place the needs of vulnerable children ahead of budgets and bottom lines. The NSW peak is responding to an...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) says it is appalled by claims made by the Public Service Association (PSA) today that the NSW Government faces hefty cost blowouts to its budget...
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has applauded the NSW Government’s commitment to transferring accredited foster care services to the non-government sector, as advocated by...

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