Candid conversations helps drive impactful lasting change for Aboriginal children in out-of-home care

Capturing the essence of this year’s Reconciliation Week’s theme, Now More Than Ever, over 200 guests attended the Aboriginal Transition Information Session at Penrith Panthers Club on Wednesday 29 May, jointly hosted by AbSec, ACWA, Narang Bir-rong Aboriginal Corporation and KARI. These forums facilitate necessary conversations between all stakeholders involved in the process of transferring […]

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Large gathering of local and international child and family specialists to address disadvantage at major conference

After a six-year hiatus, the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) international conference is making a long-awaited comeback, with a jam-packed program designed to tackle the most critical issues facing vulnerable children, families, and young people. ACWA CEO, Maree Walk, says: “It’s a thrill that we’ve been able to bring back one of the sector’s […]

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Help ACWA develop a model Practice Governance Framework

ACWA is currently working with colleagues from the Parenting Research Centre (PRC) to develop a model Practice Governance Framework (PGF) that can be adapted for use by our member organisations. A PGF aims to: Place practice quality at the centre of what an organisation does Stipulate how an organisation is governed Describe the overall approach […]

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ACWA Awards are open for nominations

ACWA is running the prestigious ACWA Awards again as part of our ACWA 2024 National Conference. The Conference kicks off in just over 5 weeks, so don’t miss the opportunity to see your stand-out colleagues recognised at the sector’s night of nights! Nominations are now open, and close this Friday, 3 May. Featuring five distinct categories, the awards are designed […]

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