ACWA in the News

The following news items come from a variety of media and mention ACWA and it's activities.

CCWT Senior Learning and Development Manager Monica Lamelas speaks with The Australian about the importance of trauma informed care in foster care.
Residential care has – and will always have – a hugely important role to play within the child protection system, writes Andrew McCallum
ACWA’s Acting CEO Dr Wendy Foote speaks with the Coffs Coast Advocate about the need for more foster carers in NSW, particularly Aboriginal carers.
This Foster Care Week, ACWA's Acting CEO Dr Wendy Foote speaks to Mamamia about all things foster care.
For Sharon Lane, who has four children of her own, the decision to foster two young brothers was a no brainer, and welcomed them into the family. The CASPA carer spoke to the Northern Star during...
In just under a decade, Tammy and Warren Glover have opened their home – and their hearts – to more than 50 foster kids. It’s carers like these who are being honoured this Foster Care Week. More…
The western New South Wales district of Family and Community Services is one of the three across the state to fail to get its full accreditation. More…
Authority and respect for trusted institutions in Australian society should never override reports of danger to young people, the chair of the royal commission into child sexual abuse will argue on...
A children's lobby group denies union claims the NSW foster care system is in crisis following reports vulnerable and abused children are having to sleep in motels. More…
Goonellabah mum and former teacher of 14 years Jo Mincher remembers fondly all of the close-to 30 foster children she has cared for over the past two years. Read more .

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