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This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.

Good news for Carer families

11 July 2017

CFC-SA is ecstatic to announce that the Children and Young Person (Safety) Bill 2017 (SA) was passed in parliament on 6th July 2017. For almost 4 years CFC-SA has been advocating and lobbying for the inclusion of decisions made by the Department of Child Protection to be reviewable by the South Australian Civil and Administrative Appeals…

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Recruiting CFC-SA Board Members

08 June 2017

The Board of CFC-SA remains committed to ensuring effective governance and is preparing to take the next steps in the transition towards becoming a skills-based board. The Board has identified 2 priority areas – kinship care and media expertise – and is seeking to recruit and appoint 2 individuals with the following capabilities to help…

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Recruiting a Volunteer Coordinator

26 May 2017

CFC-SA is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to develop a Peer Support Network project. The Volunteer Coordinator will create a network of skilled volunteers to deliver peer support to Carers, support operational functions and assist with special projects. This is a casual position (10 hours per week available initially). To view the ad and find…

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KPMG Review – CFC-SA

11 May 2017

KPMG have been engaged by the Department for Child Protection to conduct a review of carer advocacy services in South Australia. CFC-SA has met with KPMG to share our vision for expanded advocacy and peak body services for foster and kinship carers as recommended in August 2016 by Commissioner Nyland. A copy of our submission is available…

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Thank You…National Volunteers Week

08 May 2017

To all of those who give their time to CFC-SA, we say thank you. In recognition of National Volunteers Week, we would like to acknowledge the CFC-SA Board Members who give their personal time and expertise towards making a difference in the lives of children and young people in foster and kinship care and their…

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