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Foster and Kinship Care Week – media

There’s been a lot of media coverage about fostering and kinship caring this week.  The focus has been on the need for more carers. Here are some links: Our Canberra: Fuse magazine: Canberra Times: City News: Radio: ABC News:

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New Carer Liaison Officer

A new Carer Liaison Officer was recently appointed. Here’s a brief introduction from them:     Hello, my name is Rowena Brockman and I am the new CLO.  I have worked within CYPS for the past ten years. I have held various positions which have included frontline child protection, working with children in out of […]

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Meeting with Minister Stephen-Smith

Issues Meeting with Minister     On August 30th, our Vice President, Judy Gleeson, met with Minister Rachael Stephen-Smith to discuss issues many carers are facing. It was good meeting and we covered a lot of ground.  Catherina O’Leary,  Director Change Management & Reform, Out of Home Care Taskforce, Child and Youth Protection Services also […]

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