Family Preservation Redesign Submission

ACWA thanks its members for their input to our submission on Redesigning Family Preservation in NSW. ACWA members provided extensive input through an online consultation forum with members of the ACWA Family Preservation Collaborative, and written input from agencies addressing key aspects of the redesign, raising points directly with ACWA. Members of the Family Preservation […]

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Peak Body’s Response to Announcement of Review and ACYP’s Report

CEO of the Association for Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA), Maree Walk said the not-for-profit sector welcomed Minister Washington’s announcement of a six-month review into Out of Home Care, including foster care, residential care, and high-cost emergency accommodation. “We’re very optimistic that the review will be a catalyst for a revitalisation of Out of Home Care. […]

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NADA and CCWT collaboration fosters greater leadership skills across the AOD sector

Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (NADA) recently partnered with CCWT to provide leaders and managers from NADA member services the opportunity to undertake the nationally recognised Diploma of Leadership and Management. The collaboration was born out of research that highlighted the correlation between having a capable and engaged workforce and better outcomes for […]

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ACWA CEO opening the Strategy to Action Day on 7th March 2024

Strategy to Action Day (March 7): Event Wrap-Up

A tremendous thank you to the 100+ attendees from ACWA member agencies who attended our first Strategy to Action Day for 2024, and to the 20 speakers, panellists and Chairs who generously shared their insights, new ideas and expertise through a series of presentations and panel discussions. We were fortunate to have Brendan Kerin from […]

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IPART Review Update

What You Need to Know and Next Steps Last Friday 9 March, ACWA sent a submission on behalf of its membership base to IPART in response to their call-out for feedback on their Terms of Reference (TOR) document, which will form the basis of their review into the costings and pricing associated with the current […]

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