As part of the 2018 Family Matters National Week of Action (May14-20), ACWA hosted a ‘Courting Success’ forum to discuss strategies to reduce the unacceptable numbers of Aboriginal children and young people being removed into out-of-home care. The event, which attracted representatives from non-government organisations, as well as NSW Children’s Court President Judge Peter Johnstone […]
The 2018 Family Matters Week of Action begins on Monday, May 14. The Week of Action is an annual opportunity to shine a light on the 17,000+ Aboriginal kids in the child protection system across the country. It’s a time to remind our politicians as well as everyday members of the public that it’s not acceptable […]
Representatives from agencies across the sector welcomed the opportunity to meet with Family and Community Services Minister Pru Goward over afternoon tea last week. ACWA and AbSec hosted the event in order to give member agencies the opportunity to hear directly from the Minister about major reforms taking place within NSW’s child protection system under […]
The importance of keeping Aboriginal children and young people in out-of-home care connected to family, community and country was the central focus of an AbSec and ACWA co-hosted event, ‘Safe On Country and In Culture’, which was held in Sydney on Friday 9 June. The event, which was delivered as part of the Fostering NSW Recruitment of […]
NITV reports on the ‘Safe: On Country and In Culture’ event hosted by ACWA and AbSec.