Commissioning For Outcomes in NSW: An NGO Perspective

On October 25 2018 a workshop was conducted involving FACS, NGO peaks, providers, regulators and other key stakeholders on the future shape of commissioning for services for children and families in NSW. A draft of this paper formed the basis of discussion for the workshop, and has been updated to reflect major outcomes from the […]

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Cuppa Catch Up With the Minister

Representatives from agencies across the sector welcomed the opportunity to meet with Family and Community Services Minister Pru Goward over afternoon tea last week. ACWA and AbSec hosted the event in order to give member agencies the opportunity to hear directly from the Minister about major reforms taking place within NSW’s child protection system under […]

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ACWA’s Permanency Support Program Needs Analysis: What We Heard

While full implementation of the Permanency Support Program (PSP) does not start until 1 July this year, a number of incremental changes have been coming into effect since October 2017. To support implementation of these changes, FACS has funded ACWA to conduct a needs analysis of the sector through our membership. ACWA began this process […]

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