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The region’s early years scholars will have the opportunity to learn acceptance at a younger age thanks to a resource kit launched on Thursday night. The kit was funded by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) with support from OzChild. Read more:
A MULTI-million-dollar trial that will see specialist foster carers enlisted to support children with complex and challenging behaviours will begin in Queensland in September. Child Safety Minister Di Farmer said the trial would be conducted by OzChild which began recruiting last month for at least 10 carers living within an hour radius of Toowoomba and Ipswich. Read
OzChild Carer Ambassadors Glenda Quinn and Kathryn Gearon chat with The Good Life presenter Ann Creber about the different aspects of foster care, including their own experiences as carers. Listen here.
Jointly funded by the ACT government, Gugan Gulwan and OzChild, an Australian-first therapy trial would offer “culturally specific” interventions and draw on the services’ existing community connections. Read more:
WIN TV Canberra: New Partnership with Gugan Gulwan to benefit at-risk Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families
The ACT Government is investing in a new approach to help keep Aboriginal kids out of the protection system. In an Australian first, a 12 month trial will see 40 at-risk Indigenous families receive intensive in-home counselling several times a week. Watch here: