ACWA’s Budget Response

While the recent NSW budget received a collective tick of approval from the community and social services sector, ACWA is joining its fellow children and family state peak bodies, AbSec and Fams, in calling for the Government to reconsider the significant funds allocated to bolster internal departmental capacities. ‘This government is clearly committed to improving […]

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Budget Breakdown at NCOSS Breakfast

NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) hosted its annual post-budget breakfast at NSW Parliament House this morning, providing guests from across the spectrum of community and social services, with an opportunity to direct questions to NSW Treasurer, Daniel Mookhey. Minster Kate Washington, Shadow Treasurer Damien Tudenhope and Shadow Minister Natasha Maclaren Jones, were also in […]

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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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Family Preservation Redesign Submission

ACWA thanks its members for their input to our submission on Redesigning Family Preservation in NSW. ACWA members provided extensive input through an online consultation forum with members of the ACWA Family Preservation Collaborative, and written input from agencies addressing key aspects of the redesign, raising points directly with ACWA. Members of the Family Preservation […]

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