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Senate Committee confirms inadequacy of Newstart

Everyone has the right to a life free from poverty. Today, the Treating Families Fairly alliance welcomes the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report on the ‘Adequacy of Newstart and

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Keeping Victorian children and families safe

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre), the peak body for child and family services in Victoria, is thrilled to welcome the $77.5mil package for Victorian


COVID-19: A guide for young people in care

You’ve probably heard about COVID-19 more commonly referred to as coronavirus in the news. It’s a virus that can spread easily from person to person and has changed the way we live our lives for now. People with pre-existing medical conditions (like asthma), smokers and older people may experience more severe symptoms. Extreme measures, like limiting where we can go and who we can see, have been put into place to protect at-risk people.


Response to High Court Decision – George Pell

The High Court has today quashed the conviction of George Pell. We acknowledge the pain and distress this outcome may cause many Australians, including victim-survivors of child sexual abuse. We

‘Crossover Kids’ Report 2 Factsheet

Brief Summary The Sentencing Advisory Council has today released its second Cross Over Kids Report. 1,938 children who received a sentence or diversion order through the Children’s Court were known


Treating Families Fairly Alliance statement

A strong social security system can help us through this crisis These are truly unprecedented times, and for those who were already struggling to get by, the coronavirus crisis will

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