ACWA News

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

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Recent Issues

Government Responds to Calls for SACS Award Funding In last month's ACWA News we reported that the June State Budget included an announcement that the NSW Government would index grants by 3.3% in...
3.3% to be Provided for SACS Award - But not for SAAP Services The 2006/2007 State Budget handed down on June 6 held few surprises and the whole budget process is quite different from a few years ago...
Early Intervention Funding Announced The NSW Department has announced the list of successful applicants conclusion of Stage 2 of the Early Intervention Program’s Expression of Interest Process. View...
Award Increase Welcomed - Call for Funding Increase to Maintain Services On March 3 the NSW Industrial Late News Relations Commission established a new Social and Community Services (SACS) Award...
Government to Merge Guardian's Office and Commission for Children and Young People In the Premier’s Economic and Financial Statement issued in February, it states that “The Government will also act...
2006 Training Calendar Launched with Pizzazz The 2006 training year got off to a ying start with the launch of the CCWT Training Calendar at the ACWA/CCWT of ces on February 1. The theme of the...
Review of the Care and Protection Legislation Gets Underway The Review of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 is effectively underway with discussions occurring at the...
DoCS Funding Policy Finalised Some weeks ago DoCS published its nalised Funding Policy on the DoCS website. ACWA was not informed of this development and is disappointed that DoCS did not convene a...
Early Intervention Stage 1 Decisions Announced Decisions have been announced regarding successful and unsuccessful organisations and proposals under Stage 1 of the DoCS Early Intervention Program (...
Boost for Carers in Foster Care Week In a welcome development NSW Community Services Minister Reba Meagher has announced an increase in foster care allowances. Opening Foster Care Week 2005 the...

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