Deb Tsorbaris

CEO, The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

Deb Tsorbaris is CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare. The Centre is Victoria’s peak body for child and family services.

The Centre provides sector training, facilitates and publishes research. We also advocate for better transitions for young people leaving state care, and better supports for struggling families.

Deb is Co-Chair of the Victorian Government’s Roadmap for Reform Implementation Ministerial Advisory Group.

Deb has worked in health and community services for over 30 years.

Prior to joining the Centre, Deb was CEO of the Victorian Council to Homeless Persons. Deb has also held executive positions at Victoria’s Department of Human Services.

She has extensive knowledge of policy and practice. Deb has provided policy advice to government on a range of issues and has worked across disability, drugs and alcohol, youth services and employment programs.

Deb is a keen advocate for improving the lives of children, young people and families in the areas of child safety, education and health.

 

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Tackling the gender pay gap in community services

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This Child Protection Week, let’s not ignore the long-term impact of COVID-19 on children

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A statement on the new National Agreement on Closing the Gap

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Standing against the university fee hike

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Infant sleep training for Victoria’s parenting workforce

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre) and Tweddle are thrilled to announce a key partnership ...
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Supporting self-determination in Aboriginal women raising their babies at home

A new project will support Aboriginal women in Victoria to better meet their babies’ and infants’ needs and reduce the ...
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Investing in the education of Victoria’s care leavers benefits economy, study finds

Raising Expectations is creating a culture of ‘high expectations’ by supporting young people in out-of-home care and care leavers to ...
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Crossover Kids Report 3: Sentencing Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare welcomes the third report on “crossover children” by the Sentencing Advisory ...
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Keeping kids in the community

The Centre welcomes this inclusive Strategic Plan that considers the needs of children interacting with the Youth Justice system, specifically, ...
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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 ...
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Email:

deb.tsorbaris@cfecfw.asn.au

Phone:

(03) 9094 3518

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