Author: James Nicoli

Awards, Foster Care
OzChild foster carer, Helen Fox OAM – a deserving recipient of the Order of Australia Medal

OzChild foster carer Helen Fox has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours with an Order of Australia for her commitment to supporting children as a foster carer.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
New trial producing positive outcomes for families

The unique Common Elements program is producing positive outcomes for families in need of additional support.

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Donation, News
Natalee’s Story

For many, parenting comes easily, even naturally, and most have the support of family and friends. But for some, like Natalee*, who have faced significant trauma or disadvantage with a limited support network, parenting can be a real struggle.

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Foster Care, News
$77.5 million package to support kids through COVID-19 crisis

OzChild applauds the announcement from the Andrew’s Labor Government of additional funding to provide much needed support during the COVID-19 crisis.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Increasing staffs’ practice skills and capabilities while supporting families

Aimed at improving family communication skills, a new trial has begun to produce some fantastic outcomes for families in need of additional support.

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News, Parenting
Keeping toddlers, kids and teens entertained while you’re at home

Being stuck at home all day doesn’t have to be boring! Here are nine great ways you can keep the kids (and maybe even yourself) entertained while in lockdown.

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Indigenous, News
Close the Gap Day

Today is Close the Gap Day. To think, in Australia, the gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is widening rather than closing is almost hard to believe.

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News
Important information regarding the Coronavirus

What an incredibly challenging time we are all experiencing in the face of the Coronavirus Pandemic. At OzChild our carers, children, young people and their family members along with the…

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Foster Care, News
International Women’s Day – Celebrating a tireless advocate for foster carers

A wonderful role model for women and young girls Andrea Elliot is a tireless advocate for foster carers whose dedication to caring for children and young people has seen her recognised with a number of awards including OzChild’s prestigious Elizabeth Tudor Award in 2019.

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26 Feb 2020
Specialised Foster Care Information Session – Goodna
OzChild Goodna

Are you passionate about caring for children and want to be part of a program that’s achieving real outcomes? Join us for an information session to learn about our specialised…

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02 Mar 2020
Specialised Foster Care Information Session – Campbelltown
OzChild Campbelltown

Are you passionate about caring for children and want to be part of a program that’s achieving real outcomes? Join us for an information session to learn about our specialised…

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News, Parenting
Improving parenting skills to better protect little ones

The very real need to better protect newborns and toddlers from abuse and neglect was the driving force behind OzChild’s quest to break the cycle of disadvantage many children and…

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