Proposed Child Protection Changes Require Scrutiny

The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has welcomed efforts of the NSW Government to improve future outcomes for children and young people in care through proposed amendments to child protection laws, but remains concerned that the implications of such significant changes for families have not been adequately explored. ACWA CEO Andrew McCallum said any […]

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ACWA Set to Host 60th AGM

Members are warmly invited to attend ACWA’s 60th Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 1. ACWA’s AGM provides us a valuable opportunity to share with members and guests highlights of our activities and achievements of the past 12 months. The guest speaker will be Robert Fitzgerald AM, Commissioner with the Productivity Commission, who will be […]

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ACWA Board Announces Retirement of CEO

The Board of the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has today announced the retirement of long serving CEO Andrew McCallum, effective as of December 7, 2018. Mr McCallum’s decision to retire will bring to a close a career in the child and family welfare sector that has spanned 40 years, 37 of these as […]

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