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The NSW Government has announced it will soon make it easier for foster families to adopt children in their care, under the most significant reforms to child protection and out of home care in almost...
Statistics show that women with disability are at a higher risk of domestic violence then their peers. People with Disability Australia Training Officer Mel Harrison writes about the upcoming one-day...
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NSW Children’s Guardian Kerryn Boland will visit ACWA on Thursday March 30, from 9:00 to 9:50am, to speak with member agencies on issues relating to the recommissioning of out-of-home care services...
President of the NSW Children’s Court Judge Peter Johnstone will present to ACWA members on Thursday, March 30, in what will be a valuable and timely check-in for NGOs on practice in the context of a...
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward has announced this week that transformation of residential care is underway, with 26 service providers moving to the next stage of the open...
ACWA will be hosting two member consultation sessions on Thursday, March 30 to seek feedback from agencies on the recommissioning of out-of-home care services in the wake of the release of the...
NSW Family and Community Services (FACS) are seeking non-government service providers to deliver services to NSW children and young people in out of home care (OOHC). Service delivery is currently...
The report from last year’s NSW parliamentary inquiry into child protection has been tabled in Parliament and is available for viewing. The report, which contains 28 recommendations, is now with the...
The OOHC Recommissioning team anticipates opening the following submissions on 20 March 2017: 1) Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) Request for Tender: Submission period: 20 March to 5 May 2017 2)...

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