ACWA News

ACWA News is a quarterly newsletter which is published by ACWA and distributed to all members. 

ACWA News warmly welcomes articles from member organisations. To find out how you can contribute, please contact Libby McCalman on 02 9281 8822 or by email

 

Recent Issues

‘Don’t Risk It’ The Public Service Association of NSW (PSA) launched its ‘Safe Hands’ Campaign, with ‘Don’t risk our children’s safety’ as a slogan. Their message is simple: ‘Outsourcing child...
‘New’ OOHC Reform Those of you who read ACWA News regularly might think that this headline refers to the reform which has occupied the front page of this publication for an extensive period since...
Having it Both Ways! The release of the Boston Consulting Group’s report came at the request of the sector, after relatively extensive negotiations and nally a FOI request. View full issue.
Putting Children in the Centre Around this time last year, the sector was waiting in anticipation for the release of the Government’s response to the report from the Special Inquiry into Child...
Keeping Accountable As this is the last edition of ACWA News for 2009, a re ection on what has been achieved and a report on the progress made over the last 12 months is due. View full issue.
It is a Balancing Act On September 19, a memorial plaque will be erected in Sydney’s Botanical Gardens in honour of the Forgotten Australians, who were raised in children’s homes until the early...
Keep on Keeping Them Safe Since the release of Keep Them Safe (KTS) the government has been working hard to implement elements of this action plan in a promptly fashion. As expected, the changes to...
Keep Them Safe: A Shared Approach to Child Wellbeing In March 2009, the NSW Government unveiled its the Keep Them Safe Action Plan in response to Justice Wood’s report, released in December 2008...
Child Protection: It's Time for Action In December 2008, ACWA launched its Child Protection: It’s Time for Action campaign to encourage both the community services sector and the general public to...
Caring for Children - More Than a Day Job! Over the last couple of weeks, we have witnessed a media campaign aimed at foster carers working for non-government agencies. While the media articles draw...

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