Calling for an immediate NSW Government funding increase ACWA continues to lend our voice to advocacy efforts, led by NCOSS, for increased funding for the community services sector of at least 2%. While the NSW Government has agreed to provide DCJ-funded community organisations, in general circumstances, the 1.75% wage indexation recently determined by the Fair […]
This article published in The Mandarin highlights the collaborative efforts of the community services and education sectors to improve responses to vulnerable children and families.
With community activities now beginning to resume in the wake of COVID-19, ACWA is eager to remind NGO caseworkers and support staff how easy it is to get the children and young people you are working with involved in sport, recreation and creative pursuits currently available through the NSW Government’s Active Kids and Creative Kids […]
NSW non-profit agencies Fams, Adopt Change and BackTrack Youth Works have launched a public awareness campaign, It takes a village, to highlight the important role the broader community has to play to help keep children safe, during the current pandemic period and beyond. ACWA is pleased to support this joint campaign, which aims to educate […]
Welcome to our latest sector update, which highlights several systems reform initiatives that ACWA has been working on with other stakeholders: Establishing a NSW Child and Family Research Advisory Council Late last year, ACWA, the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ), NCOSS and academics came together to explore the potential benefits of establishing a Research […]