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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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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 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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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Reimaging the Child Protection System

Recently the child protection system in Victoria was thrown into the spotlight once again, for all the wrong reasons.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Young People in the ACT at Risk of Falling Through the Cracks

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.

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News, Volunteer
National Volunteer Week 2022

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
National Families Week 2022

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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OzChild acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work. We acknowledge their cultures are living ones, which relate to their ongoing connection to all things living and non-living on land, sea and sky.

We pay our respect to Elders past and present.

May the children of today lead us to a brighter tomorrow.

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