Special Member Event: Morning Tea With the Minister

Family and Community Services Minister Pru Goward will be joining ACWA and AbSsec members for morning tea on February 21 to take questions and share her thoughts on key issues currently affecting the sector. Register via our Morning Tea with the Minister event page.  

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Exciting New 2018 CCWT Training Calendar

Choose from over 275 workshops in 12 learning areas to enhance your skills or to gain a Certificate or Diploma. Courses will be held right across NSW – both within the Sydney area and in many different regional centres. To view all of our training programs for 2018 visit the CCWT website. We look forward to working with […]

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ACWA Workshop Searches for Emergency Out-of-Home Care Placement Solutions

ACWA recently held a workshop focused on emergency placements in out-of-home care (OOHC). Emergency placements have long been an area for joint sector problem solving and innovation. ACWA last focused on this area of the OOHC service system in 2014 in response to the FACS Options Paper on Immediate and Short Term Placements. ACWA’s October […]

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Invitation to Discussion on ACWA’s Education Snapshot

One of ACWA’s key policy areas this year has been educational access for children and young people in out-of-home care. Last month, we provided an update to our members and stakeholders on the progress of this work and the release of our  Snapshot: Educational Engagement of Children and Young People in Out-of-Home Care in NSW. […]

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Collaborative Recruitment Targets LGBTQI Community

On the last Sunday in October, ACWA’s Fostering NSW team was joined at the glorious Parramatta River Foreshore Reserve by staff from Barnardos, Challenge and Creating Links in hosting a stall and information session at the Parramatta Pride Picnic Day on behalf of the Metro Recruitment Working Group. The Benevolent Society, Life Without Barriers and Uniting […]

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