From the CEO’s Desk

One of my key areas of focus since joining ACWA in February, has been to work with the Board on reviewing and clarifying ACWA’s strategic directions to ensure that our priorities as a peak body reflect the needs of our member organisations, the sector and, most importantly, the wider community. As a consequence of this […]

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Child Wellbeing and Child Protection Interagency Guidelines Review

ACWA, in consultation with our member agencies, has submitted a response to proposed changes to the NSW Child Wellbeing and Child Protection Interagency Guidelines.  FACS is currently undertaking a review of these Guidelines, which provide information and guidance to all agencies involved in the delivery of child wellbeing and child protection services in NSW. ACWA hosted a workshop in May […]

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NSW Budget: Funding Decisions Place Essential Family Services at Risk

The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) says it shares widespread concerns of the community sector regarding the impact that NSW Budget funding provisions will have on future services for our community’s most vulnerable.  NCOSS, along with a number of other NSW peak bodies, have noted that the latest budgetary measures pose a threat to […]

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