This latest Fostering NSW video offering captures the inspiring voices of Aboriginal actress Madeleine Madden, Marcia Ella-Duncan OAM, the first Aboriginal woman to represent Australia in netball, and Kari Aboriginal Services Recruitment Coordinator Dennis Thorne during our recent ‘Safe On Country and In Culture’ event.
The importance of keeping Aboriginal children and young people in out-of-home care connected to family, community and country was the central focus of an AbSec and ACWA co-hosted event, ‘Safe On Country and In Culture’, which was held in Sydney on Friday 9 June. The event, which was delivered as part of the Fostering NSW Recruitment of […]
‘For the Kids’, a short documentary commissioned by ACWA and AbSec about Kempsey-based Aboriginal foster carers Eddie and Rose Vale, is available to watch on YouTube. It was screened as part of last Friday’s ‘Safe: On Country and In Culture’ event as a catalyst for wider dialogue around the need for more Aboriginal carers in our community.
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of additional funding in its upcoming budget into frontline child protection work, but says investment into prevention and early intervention must be the ultimate priority if NSW is to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. Under the budget measure, a total […]
NITV reports on the ‘Safe: On Country and In Culture’ event hosted by ACWA and AbSec.