From the CEO’s Desk

One of my key areas of focus since joining ACWA in February, has been to work with the Board on reviewing and clarifying ACWA’s strategic directions to ensure that our priorities as a peak body reflect the needs of our member organisations, the sector and, most importantly, the wider community. As a consequence of this […]

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Child Wellbeing and Child Protection Interagency Guidelines Review

ACWA, in consultation with our member agencies, has submitted a response to proposed changes to the NSW Child Wellbeing and Child Protection Interagency Guidelines.  FACS is currently undertaking a review of these Guidelines, which provide information and guidance to all agencies involved in the delivery of child wellbeing and child protection services in NSW. ACWA hosted a workshop in May […]

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NSW Budget: Funding Decisions Place Essential Family Services at Risk

The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) says it shares widespread concerns of the community sector regarding the impact that NSW Budget funding provisions will have on future services for our community’s most vulnerable.  NCOSS, along with a number of other NSW peak bodies, have noted that the latest budgetary measures pose a threat to […]

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ACWA Annual Member Survey: We Want to Hear From You

ACWA is eager to hear your views about the work that we do, and how you think we can best support the needs of our member agencies and of the wider sector. To help us inform our ongoing work, we ask that you spend five minutes completing our member survey. Your feedback is important to […]

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