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Announcement – new CEO Fiona Endacott

26 March 2019

25 March 2019 It gives me great pleasure to advise that Fiona Endacott has been appointed to the position of CEO at Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers SA. Fiona has been our Senior Advocate since we opened our doors as a fully funded Carer Advocacy Service on 1 July last year. She competed for the…

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CREATE report “Out-of-Home Care In Australia: Children and Young People’s Views After 5 Years of National Standards

25 March 2019

On Wednesday 20th March 2019, CREATE released a report “Out-of-Home Care in Australia: Children and Young People’s Views After 5 Years of National Standards” ,that indicates that 93% of children and young people in care report they feel safe and secure in their current placement. When asked on Radio National that morning why this is…

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CF&KC-SA Senior Advocate Position Available

20 March 2019

CF&KC-SA is recruiting! We are seeking applications for a Senior Advocate role, who will provide professional individual and systemic advocacy and support services aimed at resolving issues and improving the experiences of Foster and Kinship Carer families across South Australia. Please refer to the SEEK ad for details. To view the Job Description please click…

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Mural Workshop

23 January 2019

On 3rd January, an enthusiastic group of children and their Carers met at CF&KC-SA to help design and paint ideas for a mural with community artist Fran Callen, which will be displayed in the new office of the Guardian. Below are the beginning designs for three of the murals – the desert, underwater and the…

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Nathan Wallis Presentation “The Developing Brain” now available!

08 November 2018

Nathan Wallis, keynote speaker from the CF&KC-SA Recharge event held on 26 October 2018, has kindly provided the slides from his presentation “The Developing Brain”. Please click here to access the file (4MB pdf file). We sincerely thank Nathan for sharing this information.

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