The Victoria Auditor – General’s Offices (VAGO) Kinship Care Report was released 22 June 2022. The report examines the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) and three other kinship
The First Action Plan 2009-2012 built an evidence base for latter initiatives, as well as achievements including establishment of the National Children’s Commissioner and development of the National Standards for Out-Of-Home Care.
The Second Action Plan 2012-2015 has emphasised the need for government and non-government sectors to work together to improve the safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children, and develop local partnerships for local solutions.
By working together with this focus, it is hoped that strategies will be sensitive to the needs of Australia’s diverse communities.
The Second Action Plan is available here.
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(As published in the Ballarat Courier). RUBY Sait’s experience growing up in and out of residential, foster and kinship care meant her education was constantly disrupted, but she was determined
June 10, 2022