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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Young People Deserve Care Beyond 18 Years

Young People Deserve Care Beyond 18 Years

21 July 2016

Extending the age that young people leave state care should be an important plank in government and police efforts to keep young people out of the criminal justice system and support them to get a better start in life, Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare CEO Deb Tsorbaris said today.

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2016 Sector Research Symposium

2016 Sector Research Symposium

 

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Welcome funding boost to better support Aboriginal kids in care

Welcome funding boost to better support Aboriginal kids in care

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare welcomes the Andrews Government’s commitment to address the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in care.

CEO Deb Tsorbaris said that connection to family, community and culture was crucial to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and young people.

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CONNECTION TO CULTURE VITAL FOR INDIGENOUS CARE LEAVERS

CONNECTION TO CULTURE VITAL FOR INDIGENOUS CARE LEAVERS

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CONNECTION TO CULTURE VITAL FOR INDIGENOUS CARE LEAVERS

19 May 2016            

Cultural support and connectedness is a crucial factor in the successful transition of young Indigenous people leaving care, a new research report has found.

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Research Symposium 29 & 30 October

5th Annual Sector Research Symposium

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