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Child Protection Reform – 2022 SA state election commitments

15 September 2021

In readiness for the upcoming 2022 election we as peak body have listened to the voice of our Carer membership and curated 7 strong commitments we are lobbying representatives of government to endorse. These election commitments have been a work in progress, based on the substantial input received from Foster & Kinship Carers via our…

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Peak body acknowledges Foster & Kinship Carer Week: 12th – 18th September 2021

12 September 2021

Peak body acknowledges Foster & Kinship Carer Week: 12th – 18th September 2021 Foster & Kinship Carer Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge publicly the outstanding, but largely unrecognised, contribution Foster and Kinship Carers make to Australian society. Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers SA Chief Executive Fiona Endacott welcomes the opportunity to recognise the extraordinary…

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CF&KC-SA collaborates with Adelaide University Law School

01 September 2021

CF&KC-SA and the Adelaide University Law School CF&KC-SA is excited to announce a new collaboration with the Adelaide University Law School. Our team is collaborating with the Adelaide Uni Law School to provide Carers with support regarding internal review submissions and SACAT applications. Adelaide University Law students are supervised by a practising solicitor and have the…

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CF&KC-SA Building on successes for Carers

27 July 2021

Following the success of this year’s National Foster & Kinship Care conference, hosted by Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers SA (CF&KC-SA) and the confirmation of funding for a further three years of the organisation’s Carer Advocacy Service, the peak representative body for family based carers has laid out plans and commitments for the immediate future.…

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Continued Funding for Carer Advocacy Service

19 July 2021

Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers SA (CF&KC-SA) is delighted to announce that a further three years’ funding for its Carer Advocacy Service has been confirmed by the Department for Child Protection. That term commenced on July 1 and will run until the end of the 2023-24 financial year. Click here to read more…

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