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InDaily article “Call to reform foster carer investigations”

06 December 2022

An article by Stephanie Richards from InDaily about CF&KC-SA advocating for Carers in regard to Care Concerns. “The peak body, Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers SA, is calling on parliament to change legislation to allow carers to seek an independent review of care concern decisions. It is also calling on the department to remove unsubstantiated…

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National Foster and Kinship Care Collective (NFKCC)

12 October 2022

The National Foster and Kinship Care Collective (NFKCC) is a voluntary cooperative of state and territory foster and kinship care associations, representing the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia Our mission is to advocate for the rights, needs and wellbeing of volunteer foster and kinship carers to ensure we recruit, train,…

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12 October 2022

The National Foster and Kinship Care Collective (NFKCC) is a voluntary cooperative of state and territory foster and kinship care associations, representing the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia Our mission is to advocate for the rights, needs and wellbeing of volunteer foster and kinship carers to ensure we recruit, train,…

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University Research Project: SAPOL’s engagement with Carers and their young people

27 September 2022

University Research Intern Project SAPOL’s engagement with Carers and their young people Our newest intern, Betsy Green, is busily researching her project on SAPOL’s engagement with South Australian Carers and children in their care. Betsy wants to ensure her research authentically reflects the experiences of Carers and as such, wants to hear from Carers across…

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Legal Professional Development Day “Child Protection & the Law”

21 September 2022

CF&KC-SA is pleased to offer our second legal training day “Child Protection & the Law” on Friday 11th November 2022 at the State Library of SA. This training day is for legal professionals to learn about the child protection system and associated legislation, including how to best support Foster & Kinship Carers in Courts and…

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