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President of the NSW Children’s Court Judge Peter Johnstone will present to ACWA members on Thursday, March 30, in what will be a valuable and timely check-in for NGOs on practice in the context of a...
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward has announced this week that transformation of residential care is underway, with 26 service providers moving to the next stage of the open...
ACWA will be hosting two member consultation sessions on Thursday, March 30 to seek feedback from agencies on the recommissioning of out-of-home care services in the wake of the release of the...
NSW Family and Community Services (FACS) are seeking non-government service providers to deliver services to NSW children and young people in out of home care (OOHC). Service delivery is currently...
The report from last year’s NSW parliamentary inquiry into child protection has been tabled in Parliament and is available for viewing. The report, which contains 28 recommendations, is now with the...
The OOHC Recommissioning team anticipates opening the following submissions on 20 March 2017: 1) Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) Request for Tender: Submission period: 20 March to 5 May 2017 2)...
“It went beyond my expectations.” Past Participant Early Bird discounts for ACWA’s flagship Community Leadership Program are set to close on March 31. The Early Bird discount provides a saving of $...
Janet Irvine and Lisa Osborn from Settlement Services International are presenting a fantastic workshop, Culturally Responsive Family Work with Migrant and Refugee Communities , for staff who work...
To improve the consistency of care and cultural planning across NSW, the Care Plan template has been redesigned and now includes the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Plan and the...
A series of modules developed by CCWT with funding by FACS is now available on the NGO Learning Centre , a free website that provides accessible training and resources for non-government organisation...

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