A Special Announcement from Fostering NSW

On May 20, the NSW Government announced a consortium led by Adopt Change as the successful provider for its new carer recruitment, training and support program, My Forever Family NSW. The new program will replace Fostering NSW and Connecting Carers from July 1, and will seek to continue and improve on the work begun and […]

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Our Next Generation of Sector Leaders Start Unlocking Their Potential

Our Community Leadership Program class of 2018 gathered at ACWA last week to begin the journey to unlock their leadership potential. The first step in this dynamic learning and development experience involved face to face workshops offering new insights into leadership principles and practices. Ross Nicol presented on the topic ‘Yourself as Leader’, while Sharryn […]

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ACWA’s Courting Success Forum: What We Learned

As part of the 2018 Family Matters National Week of Action (May14-20), ACWA hosted a ‘Courting Success’ forum to discuss strategies to reduce the unacceptable numbers of Aboriginal children and young people being removed into out-of-home care. The event, which attracted representatives from non-government organisations, as well as NSW Children’s Court President Judge Peter Johnstone […]

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ACWA Needs Analysis Available

As previously reported ACWA conducted a needs analysis of the sector in late 2017 to help identify what NGOs need to implement, change or provide to work in line with the Permanency Support Program reforms being implemented in NSW. The final report is now available for viewing and can be downloaded here. The ACWA Needs […]

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