The average Aussie leaves home at 26 so why are we “evicting” foster care children at 18?

The average Aussie leaves home at 26 so why are we “evicting” foster care children at 18?

On Breakfast with Richard Margetson

 

The campaign is part of a national agenda to allow young people to have the option to stay in supported care until they are 21 years old.

Richard Margetson spoke to the CEO of Anglicare NT Dave Pugh on the morning of the launch.

Click here to listen to the interview.

Duration: 5min 1sec

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Every child deserves to be supported into adulthood – extending out of home care until the age of 21 will give thousands of young people the additional guidance they need to have a real shot at life.

 

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