ACWA Responds to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse – OOHC Consultation Paper

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released its Consultation Paper for out-of-home care (OOHC) on 8 March 2016. ACWA spent just over a month consulting its member agencies, other key stakeholders, researchers and ACWA staff before collating its response to the wide-ranging 176 page Consultation Paper. The Best Practice Forum held […]

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Salvos Legal

Number of lawyers: 14 Location: Sydney CBD Salvos Legal is a revolutionary law firm. We are the Australian Law Firm of the Year (2014 Australian Law Awards), Boutique Law Firm of the Year (2015 Australasian Law Awards) and Large Social Enterprise of the Year (2015 Social Enterprise Awards). We advise in the areas of corporate, […]

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NLS Law

Number of lawyers: 3 Location: Newcastle NLS Law has a team of skilled solicitors who are very experienced in their areas of law and strive to solve complex problems to deliver social justice. All members of the team have a fundamental belief in human rights and social justice. Our Director Solicitor Neisha Shepherd is an […]

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Association of Children's Welfare Agencies

The Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is the NSW non-government peak body representing the voice of community organisations working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.

We work with our members, partners, government and non-government agencies and other peak bodies to bring about positive systemic reform that will deliver better outcomes to the lives of children and young people, including those living in out-of-home care.

Centre for Community Welfare Training

The Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) is a Registered Training Organisation which provides cost effective and accessible training opportunities for people working across the community welfare sector in NSW, in particular those working with vulnerable children, young people and families.

CCWT provides both calendar and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.