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October 18th, 2023

Following the Response_from_Minister_Blandthorn.pdf to the initial tranche of submissions to the petition, there have been over 300 new submissions to the campaign and endorsement and support from carers, workers, sector bodies and agencies, particularly in the lead up to Foster Care Week 2023. The number of submissions is nearly 1780 in total. 

The release of the campaign video (above) generated further support from sector agencies including Child and Family Services (CAFS), Anglicare and Berry Street. Agencies have provided public endorsement and sharing of the link to the petition with their supporters.

Following the Response_from_Minister_Blandthorn.pdf to the initial tranche of submissions to the petition, there have been over 300 new submissions to the campaign and endorsement and support from carers, workers, sector bodies and agencies, particularly in the lead up to Foster Care Week 2023. The number of submissions is nearly 1780 in total. 

The release of the campaign video (above) generated further support from sector agencies including Child and Family Services (CAFS), Anglicare and Berry Street. Agencies have provided public endorsement and sharing of the link to the petition with their supporters.

The FCAV also promoted the campaign at its annual Carer Celebration in Ballarat on 15 September 2023 which was attended by the Minister and DFFH.

With thanks to CAFS, Anglicare Victoria, Berry Street, Cr Josh Fergeus, Lighthouse Foundation, Mallee Accommodation and Support Program MASP and every carer and supporter who has made a submission to the campaign. 

Submissions are being used as evidence in seeking further support to the campaign from allies and sector supporters, before the final submission package is delivered to Ministers and the Treasurer ahead of budget round 2024. 

Please continue to share the petition link to support the campaign.

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