ACWA in the News

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

Paul Haber had always wanted be be a dad but, in his late-40s and on his own, he believed the opportunity had passed him by. Read full article.
We need to take a deep breath when the inevitable horrific cases of child abuse hit the media and find solutions that go beyond knee-jerk responses, writes Andrew McCallum. Read full article.
The welfare of at risk children in New South Wales has once again been called into question. As details emerged about the shocking treatment and death of a young child known to authorities there is...
Programs intended to prevent vulnerable children being harmed are critically underfunded, according to social service groups. Read full article.
Agencies say the foster care system is in crisis and could collapse within five years unless it undergoes a dramatic overhaul. Read full article.
MARK COLVIN: There are question marks over the internal workings of New South Wales child protection agencies after two horrific murders - one of a two-year-old, the other of a six-year-old. Read...
Almost three-quarters of children deemed at risk of significant harm in NSW will not see a caseworker to undergo safety checks, according to government figures. Read full article.
The New South Wales' child protection system faces more questions about its competence, as details emerge about the death of another child. Relatives of two-year-old, Tanilla Warrick-Deaves, say they...
EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: Shocking details have emerged about the death of a two year old girl on the Central Coast of New South Wales whose mother has today pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Read full...
ANYONE can open their heart and become a foster carer. That's the message the NSW government wants to spread through a million-dollar, year-long campaign to boost the number of foster carers in the...

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