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Supporting care-leavers during a...September 8, 2020 September 2020 The COVID-19 crisis has had a dramatic impact on life for a child in out-of-home care. Furthermore, the flow-on effects to the education, employment and the housing sectors will make it increasingly difficult for a young person to make a positive start to adult life after exiting state care. Now more than ever, … Continue reading "Supporting care-leavers during a Pandemic – how has your State or Territory responded to COVID-19?"
A national approach is urgently...June 1, 2020 All states and territories need to follow Victoria’s lead and stop young people being forced to leave care for at least the rest of this year, writes Paul McDonald, chair of The Home Stretch campaign.
Australia’s leading universities...April 30, 2020 Australia’s top universities have recommended that state care be extended to the age of 21 for all young people as part of the national recovery process from coronavirus.
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