New Caseworker Fact Sheets: Premier’s Youth Initiative Program

The following Fact Sheets present up to date and easy to access information on the Premier’s Youth Initiative (PYI) pilot program that provides services to young people leaving out-of-home care: PYI Program Information for Caseworkers Fact Sheet – outlines the PYI program, eligibility, criteria and core service elements with information about the roles of key […]

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ACWA AGM: Board Election Results

ACWA has welcomed two fresh faces to our Board, with the election of Allambi Care’s Simon Walsh and Kathy Karatasas from Settlement Services International. The results were declared at ACWA’s 60th Annual General Meeting, held on November 1. Simon and Kathy filled two of four Ordinary Member positions that were up for election in this year’s […]

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Keeping Alive Our Raison D’Etre: A Parting Word From the CEO

It was standing room only as sector representatives turned out to ACWA’s 60th AGM last week to hear about the year that was and to honour the advocacy work and leadership of long-serving CEO Andrew McCallum, who is set to retire later this year after more than 12 years at the helm. In his final ever […]

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Proposed Child Protection Legislative Changes

AbSec has written a letter to Minister Pru Goward outlining its concerns about what planned changes contained in the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Amendment Bill 2018 will mean for Aboriginal children, young people, families and communities, and is proposing collaborative ways to strengthen the legislation.

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ACWA’s Community Leadership Program turns 10!

ACWA continues our commitment to the development of people working in the community sector with our transformational Community Leadership Program (formerly Emerging Leaders Program), turning great managers into bold and confident leaders who are ready for the challenges ahead. In the last 10 years, more than 150 community and human services professionals have undertaken the […]

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