Today’s media update leads with coverage of Rainbow Hair for Foster Care in National Child Protection Week. Other topics include broader powers for the Child Safety Commissioner, the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities, the As Eye See It Exhibition, and the settlement of a Federal Court claim by Community Connections
Today’s media update looks at a broad range of issues including outcomes for kids leaving care, the investigation of abuse, the influence of marriage on child wellbeing, income management, politics and community values, and scrutiny of government IT systems.
Please note that inclusion of articles in the media scan does not necessarily imply Centre endorsement of any positions they promote. Our aim is to spark robust but respectful discussion of issues.
When we celebrate the contribution of all fathers this Fathers’ Day, we should also acknowledge as a community the 1200 men of all ages and from all walks of life who are foster dads for children and young people who can’t live with their families, according to the peak organisation for child and family services in Victoria.