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 […]
In our response to the Office of the Children’s Guardian’s Regulating Child Safe Organisations discussion paper, ACWA outlines our support for the introduction of mandatory child safe standards in NSW. You can read ACWA’s full submission here.
ACWA has made a submission to the national inquiry into local adoption currently being conducted by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs. ACWA’s Barriers to Adoption submission, which draws on information provided by our members and from specific ACWA projects, ultimately contends that adoption should only be supported when it […]
ACWA has responded to the NSW Government’s consultation process in regard to the development of a Human Services Agreement for human services contracts between non-government organisations and NSW Government. ACWA has provided a series of comments and responses to key questions posed in the draft Human Services Agreement.