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Foster Care, News
Long-time foster carer Joan Graham recognised with an Order of Australia

Joan Graham is often described as having the biggest heart of any human being. An angel with a hidden halo and a shining light to the hundreds, if not thousands of children and young people who have been welcomed into her family during the past 50+ years.

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National Sorry Day

Join us in acknowledging Sorry Day and expressing heartfelt apologies to the survivors and descendants of the Stolen Generations. Discover the ongoing struggle faced by Aboriginal communities, and our commitment at OzChild to address systemic inequalities and advocate for family preservation. Together, let’s listen, learn, and work towards a future of healing, understanding, and reconciliation for all.

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News, Volunteer
National Volunteer Week 2023

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.

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News
International Women’s Day 2023

Forging women’s equality is important to everyone at OzChild. That is what this year’s International Women’s Day theme is encouraging all of us to do while embracing equity.

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Foster Care, News
OzChild carer Emily shares her story

Emily has worked in Early Childhood Education for several years and crossed paths with many children who were in foster care, it was these experiences that lead her to being…

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Indigenous, News
Not a date to celebrate

This Australia Day, we encourage you to stand with First Nations People and share the message, January 26 is not a date to celebrate.

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Foster Care, News
‘One of a Kind’ Children’s Story Book

A book designed to be read with children living in foster and kinship care who have a parent with a mental health condition.

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Foster Care, News
Foster Care Week 2022

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. 

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Let’s give parents a fair go too

While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go, parents must be afforded the same right.

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News
Kinship Carers Week 2022

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. 

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Donation, News
Local car dealer encouraging customers to give a little to help kids in need

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.

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Foster Care, News
Honouring retired OzChild foster carers

Recently we celebrated the commitment of some very special carers at a ceremony and morning tea event held in honour of retired OzChild carers.

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