The Emerald Quiltaholics have been supporting OzChild’s foster care program for more than 10 years, donating beautiful one-of-a-kind handmade quilts to children and young people.
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Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia from 11-17 September. We are both humbled and amazed by the enormous contribution of our village of carers who open their homes, their hearts and their lives giving back to the community so selflessly.
While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go, parents must be afforded the same right.
Kinship Carers Week is celebrated from 5-9 September and reminds us of the very special role family and close friends play in raising children and young people.
Booran’s Cars4Kids campaign will benefit OzChild in providing additional support for children, young people and their carers in foster or kinship care, ensuring they receive the support they deserve.
Recently we celebrated the commitment of some very special carers at a ceremony and morning tea event held in honour of retired OzChild carers.
While alarming, the findings of a KPMG report into the Victorian carer allowance that backs a 67 per cent increase in the carer allowance come as no surprise to those in the sector.
On 4 August across the nation we celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day.
Recently the child protection system in Victoria was thrown into the spotlight once again, for all the wrong reasons.
Young people who are involved in the youth justice system in the ACT are at risk of falling through the cracks as the ACT Government fails to invest in early intervention service.
National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and appreciate the hard work volunteers do. t is a time to publicly thank all the volunteers who are a vital part of society that brings people together, builds communities and creates a better society for everyone.
Every year Australians celebrate National Families Week held between 15 – 21 May which coincides with the UN International Day of Families. Families Week is a time to celebrate the most significant unit of society, FAMILY.
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