The First Action Plan 2009-2012 built an evidence base for latter initiatives, as well as achievements including establishment of the National Children’s Commissioner and development of the National Standards for Out-Of-Home Care.
Safe Work Australia has released the Volunteer Resource Kit to address lingering confusion about the impact of harmonised work health and safety laws on the volunteer sector.
Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten has said that the resource will “remove any confusion by clearly showing volunteers and the organisations… how to comply with work and safety requirements.”
On Monday 3rd September the Centre is hosting a forum to discuss governance in the child and family services sector.
People interested in attending can still register for the event, which will be facilitated by Steven Bowman, MD of Conscious Governance, and feature presentations from:
- Chris Hall – CEO of MercyCare
- Gill Callister – Secretary DHS
- Sandie de Wolf – CEO Berry Street