ACWA News

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

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Recent Issues

Report Card on Education in OOHC - Must Try Harder A Report Card on Education of Children and Young People in Care was released by CREATE Foundation, the national consumer organisation of 20,000...
Families Australia Campaign Launch Families Australia with another 28 welfare organisations, including ACWA, CAFWAA, ACOSS and Early Childhood Australia, has developed a six point plan to tackle the...
Out-of-Home Care Legislation: Key Sections Commence The NSW Government has - nally moved to proclaim the out-of-home-care sections of provi- sions of the Children and Young Persons (Care and...
Budget Provides Big Boost for DoCS The 2003/2004 NSW State Budget was handed down on June 24 with the first substantial spending from the $1b package announced in December 2002. There was very little...
Child Protection: A National Issue Pressure may be building on the Commonwealth Government to exercise an expanded and more direct role in early intervention and child protection. Already the...
Support and Prevention Services that Work for Families at Risk On April 30, around 170 people turned out to partcipate in a forum to discuss “support and prevention that works for families at risk”...
Out-Of-Home Care Sections of the Legislation Expected to Commence As reported in last month’s ACWA News, Minister Carmel Tebbutt announced on 28th February that if the Government was re-elected, she...
An Election Promise We've Been Waiting For! On February 28 the Minister for Community Services Carmel Tebbutt announced her intention to commence the operation of the Children’s Guardian. View full...
Advisory Committee: Legislation is First Priority The Community Services Ministerial Advisory Committee, established late last year, has met throughout January to formulate advice for the Minister on...
DoCS Inquiry Report Must Serve as a Call For Action The Standing Committee on Social Issues released its Final Report on Care and Support on December 10, having tabled its Interim Report on...

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