Articles about: Advocacy

The FCAV has been calling on Government to meet the needs carers have identified with the students in their care following the significant disruptions to education that have occured in 2020. We

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The FCAV understands carer concerns about the health and safety risks to themselves, young people and families associated with face to face parental contact and has been in discussions with DHHS

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The Foster Care Association is proud to announce that the Department of Health and Human Services will be officially launching the Carer Strategy next week! We will bring you further information

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Over the past few months I have appreciated the opportunity to speak directly with carers and agency staff who I invited to join me for virtual morning tea sessions, to provide connection

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The Foster Care Association received a letter from Minister Mikakos in July 2018 outlining some important advocacy the Department has been making on behalf of carers at a commonwealth level. Read

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Financial Support for Carers – FCAV Advocacy

I am acutely aware of the additional financial burden and stress many carer households are facing at the present time as

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Early in March 2018, The Foster Care Association wrote to Treasurer Tim Pallas, urging him to include funding for important reforms to support current and future foster care, in the upcoming

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Predominantly women, foster carers are paying twice for nurturing children and young people in care and now their one source of therapeutic support is about to lose

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Thank you to all carers who responded to our Facebook call out asking for examples of children in care who do not

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We’re so pleased to be able to inform foster carers of a win!

By advocating with the offices of the Minister for Community Sports, Ros Spence and Minister for Child Protection, Luke

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Carer Celebration Speech - Foster Care Week 2019 IMG 20190913 111251

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