Media Releases

2019

ACWA Welcomes New Ministerial Appointment – 3 April  2019

NSW Election: Tackling Educational Disadvantage So All Young People Can Shine – 7 March 2019

NSW Community Sector Alliance Calls For More Essential Services to Address Inequality – 5 February 2019

ACWA Welcomes New National Child Protection Plan – 31 January 2019

New Child Protection Data Offers a Ray of Hope – 23 January 2019

2018

ACWA Announces New CEO – 29 November 2018

Proposed Child Protection Changes Require Scrutiny – 26 October 2018

Foster Care Week 2018: A Time to Honour Our Extraordinary Foster Carers – 10 September 2018

Sector’s High Achievers Honoured at ACWA Awards Ceremony – 22 August 2018

Conference to Shine a Light on Child Protection as NSW Peak Marks 60-Year Milestone – 15 August 2018

PSA Self Interest Clouds the Truth on Tune – 14 June 2018

Tune Report Points to a Public Health Approach – 14 June 2018

Release the Tune Review: Joint Statement from NSW Community Sector Peak Bodies – 22 May 2018

AbSec and ACWA Joint Statement: NSW Government Tender Award Shows Misplaced Priorities For Our Children – 21 May 2018

National Families Week 2018: Every Child Needs a Loving and Stable Home – 15 May 2018

2017

Tackling Poverty to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect – 16 October 2017

Foster Care Week 2017: Which Type of Carer Could You Be? – 10 September 2017

“Unnecessary” Law An Attack On Integrity Of Charities – 2 August 2017

Supporting Families Early Must be a Budget Priority for NSW – 13 June 2017

Keeping Aboriginal Children Safe On Country and In Culture – 8 June 2017

Keeping Siblings Together in Out-of-Home Care – 15 May 2017

ACWA Welcomes Child Protection Reforms That Put the Focus on ‘Forever’ Families – 29 March 2017

Same Sex Couples Encouraged to Become Foster Carers – 2 March 2017

2016

There Will Always be a Place for Residential Care in Child Protection – 15 November 2016

ACWA Opposes Proposed Automatic Child Removal Laws – 20 October 2016

Foster Care Week 2016: Be Part of an Amazing Journey, Foster a Child’s Future – 11 September 2016

Child Welfare: It’s a Long Term Commitment – 9 September 2016

ACWA Honours Child and Family Welfare Sector’s Highest Achievers – 17 August 2016

Child Protection to Go Under the Spotlight at ACWA National Conference – 11 August 2016

‘Cheap Shots’ Unhelpful on Vexed Issue of Child Protection – 28 July 2016 

Disturbing Footage a Stark Reminder of Society’s Failure to Support its Most Vulnerable – 28 July 2016

NSW Budget: ACWA Hopes for Momentum Shift – 21 June 2016

National Families Week 2016: Children Need Safe Strong Families to Thrive – 15 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Child Protection Dollars Are Modest But Welcome – 4 May 2016

ACWA Welcomes Adoption Institute Announcement – March 16 2016

ACWA Welcomes Tightened Child Care Worker Checks – 9 March 2016

ACWA Celebrates Carer Diversity this Mardi Gras – 4 March 2016

Media Contact

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