Events and Forums

ACWA Member Event: National Redress Scheme and a Discussion With Dr Foote

This member forum, to be hosted at ACWA on the afternoon of February 6, will discuss implications for non-government out-of-home care agencies of the National Redress Scheme introduced in the wake of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Speakers will include representatives from the Department of Justice, FACS and Knowmore, the […]

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ACWA Leadership Program Turns 10

Another 14 graduates emerged triumphantly from ACWA’s intensive Community Leadership Program (CLP) last week to begin their journeys as future leaders. This year’s graduation was particularly special as it also marked the 10-year anniversary of this highly successful program that has seen more than 150 community and human services professionals undertake the 8-month long leadership […]

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Upcoming Event Schedule

Regular Events

ACWA Conference

ACWA's biennial conference is the longest running child and family conference in Australasia.

Foster Care Week

Foster Care Week aims to celebrate and acknowledge the work of NSW's foster carers.

Best Practice Forums

The ACWA Best Practice Forum is used for strategic sector capacity building.

Transition to Independence Forum

The Transition to Independence Forum provides the opportunity for a variety of service providers to meet and discuss issues relevant to their workplace.

Out-of-Home-Care Forums

ACWA’s Out-Of-Home Care Forums provide an opportunity for practitioners in service delivery to examine OOHC issues, discuss key areas of common interest and concern and to network with other care providers.

Research Forums

As part of our research activities, ACWA convenes a Research Forum