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

Addressing Social Disadvantage Two major documents released in the last few weeks highlight the need for greater efforts at all levels of government to address the social disadvantage facing many...
It's On! Funding Call for Expansion of Out-of-Home Care The call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to deliver OOHC services in NSW has been published by the Department of Community Services (DoCS) (...
New Minister for DoCS The new Minister for Community Services is Kevin Greene M.P. Member for Oatley (formerly the electorate was called Georges River). His qualifications are DipTeach and BEd. As a...
New ACWA/CCWT Website Now On Line! The new ACWA/CCWT website went 'live' in February. With a totally new design and improved navigation structure, the site will make it easier for members and other...
OOHC Expression of Interest Process DoCS is busy preparing for a major Expression of Interest (EOI) process for OOHC to commence in late March. By the time this newsletter reaches members many of you...
Options on the Table for Legislative Reform The Department of Community Services (DoCS) has released a 'Discussion Paper' on the Children & Young Persons (Care & Protection Act) 1998 . This...
Every Kid The Every Kid campaign was launched by the Rev Harry Herbert, Executive Director, UnitingCare NSW & ACT on Friday 20 October at SDN Woolloomooloo Child & Family Learning Centre...
Increases to Carer Allowances The Premier Morris Iemma MP and the Minister for Community Services, Reba Meagher MP announced increases to carer allowances at the launch of Foster Care Week 2006. View...
Child Protection Reports Continue to Increase Further increases in reports to the DoCS Helpline were revealed in gures released at the end of August by the NSW Minister for Community Services, the...
Giving Children and Young People Positive Futures - The 2006 ACWA Conference After all the planning and preparation we are nearly there! The ACWA conference, to be held at Darling Harbour from 14 -...

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