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Headline News Home makeover
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On Saturday 4 May, one very special foster carer received a well-deserved early Mother’s Day home makeover. Helen Fox has been a foster carer with OzChild since 1987, and over that time has cared for dozens of children and young people. Helen’s home, which has provided a safe and loving place for so many children
Headline News IDAHOBIT
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17 May marks the International Day against homophobia, biphobia, intersexism and transphobia – also known as IDAHOBIT. People all over Australia will stand against discrimination in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer friends, colleagues and families. There are many ways to get involved, events happening in many cities and towns, even in
Headline News Hayden Freeman
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Hayden was just 21 when he first became a foster carer. Now 24, he has a sibling group of three in his care on a permanent basis. “It's been the most rewarding experience”, says Hayden. “To be able to look after three foster children has been my biggest accomplishment. I feel incredibly lucky to be
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A message of hope, recovery, and resilience, Resilience: a story of survival is the personal story of Shane Bautista and his struggles in overcoming a traumatic childhood and building a future for himself. During his childhood, Shane spent time in foster care with OzChild foster carer Joan Graham whom he formed a strong bond with
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Having been with OzChild for 13 years, Lynne McCrae has seen a number of changes over that time. Recently moving into a new role, Lynne has also been fortunate enough to move into our brand new purpose built offices in Dandenong. We recently asked Lynne about her time at OzChild and to reflect on her
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