The next Victorian government must put children at the centre

The next Victorian government must put children at the centre

We have a responsibility to look after every Victorian child. Our future depends on it. The voices of disadvantaged children and young people are all too often ignored. Too many Victorian children and families are struggling. Demand for support services is growing at an unprecedented rate. That’s why the Victorian state government must act early

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Resi ROCKS 2018

Resi ROCKS 2018

Residential care workers are invited to the MCG to attend this year’s Resi ROCKS on Friday 15 June with the theme: “Making a Difference: Innovative Ways to Improve Outcomes for Young People” This is the yearly opportunity to bring together resi workers across the state to acknowledge and celebrate our knowledge and skills! We’re very excited to

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Renewed support for carers in the workplace

Renewed support for carers in the workplace

Earlier this week PricewatehouseCoopers (PwC) announced an updated paid parental leave policy with flexibility for men, women and foster or kinship carers.  Regardless of their particular circumstances, staff will receive 90 days leave either in a full block, or over flexible days. This is a significant step for foster and kinship families who may be

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Real foster carers lead new campaign for Foster Care Week

Real foster carers lead new campaign for Foster Care Week

Stories from real foster carers lead a new campaign by Fostering Connections to encourage Victorians to foster a child. “These stories are a window into the real role of foster carers,” said Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare. “Foster Care Week is a time to celebrate foster carers who open

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Welcome Boost to Frontline Child Protection Services

Welcome Boost to Frontline Child Protection Services

The Centre welcomes the Government’s announcement today of a $5.65 million funding boost to Child FIRST and Integrated Family Services.

The funds will be provided to services around the state to meet growing demand, with a focus on developing partnerships with family violence services and responding to Aboriginal children and families experiencing violence at home.

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VICTORIAN BUDGET DELIVERS FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES

 

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VICTORIAN BUDGET DELIVERS FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES

27 April 2016

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