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FACS is currently offering High School Scholarships to help students enrolled in education or training to complete their studies. This year’s scholarship program, which offers $1,000 a year to...
What does it take for women to feel really good about themselves, writes Caryn Walsh : Last year we featured articles and updates in the newsletter about the Empowering Women, Empowering Lives...
AbSec, as the NSW Aboriginal child and family peak organisation, congratulates Premier Gladys Berejiklian on announcing her new Cabinet to drive a renewed agenda, hopefully one that will benefit...
New Year’s resolutions can be quite overrated. We set ourselves targets and we hope that this special Day will miraculously assist us in achieving them. We soon realise though that there is no...
Western Sydney University has scholarship opportunities available for young people in out-of-home care and young care leavers. Applications close March 6. See the attached flyer for details.
Wendy Foote, ACWA Deputy CEO wrote to Maree Walk, FACS Deputy Secretary of Programs and Service Design, about our member's concerns in relation to OOHC Recommissioning . Maree Walk agreed to meet...
Just in case you haven't spotted them already, FACS has recently released the following new FREE resources for carers. Partners in Care: A Guide For Carers Raising Tweens and Teens is designed to...
Save February 15 for our 30 th anniversary birthday bash. It’s gonna be fun!!! More details to come in the New Year.
With the recommissioning of NSW Government human services contracts just around the corner, ACWA is reminding its members to join the NGO Registration scheme – human services if they haven’t already...
With temperatures set to rise to 30 ° c and beyond this summer, the issue of water safety should be front and mind for parents and carers. According to the FACS Child Death Annual Report 2015 , one...

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