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  • Proud moment as 55 leaders gathered to support the 2016 Redfern Statement. National Congress: More
  • Report into employment discrimination against older Australians & Australians with disability. AHRC: More
  • Support for community organisations to build resilience to disasters and emergencies. ACOSS: More
  • Make your submission to improve outcomes in Australian Government services. Productivity Commission. More
  • Art mentoring program launched for young Aboriginal visual artists in Victoria. VACCA: More
  • Register your interest to attend a 2hr DV workshop on abuse facilitated by technology. eSafety: More
  • The Valuing Children Initiative has set out its priorities to Federal politicians: Centrecare Inc & Parkerville: More


  • Call to early childhood staff for a survey on the use of toys that represent a disability. Macquarie University: More
  • Carers and practitioners needed to participate in Raising Expectations, a research project aiming to improve education outcomes for young people in care. CFEFW: More


  • Video: Adolescent health and wellbeing: Professor George Patton (2:13). LancetTV: View
  • Parent training programs that address behaviour issues in children and adolescents. CEBC: More
  • Video: Building Resilience in Young People - interview with Andrew Fuller. Generation Next: View
  • Free treatment for women with post-natal depression. MumMoodBooster: More


Breckenridge, J., Chung, D., Spinney, A., Zufferey, C. (2016). National mapping and meta-evaluation outlining key features of effective “safe at home” programs that enhance safety and prevent homelessness for women and their children who have experienced domestic and family violence : Key findings and future directions. Sydney : ANROWS

Krakouer, Jacynta (2016). Literature Review relating to the current context and discourse surrounding Indigenous Early Childhood Education, School Readiness and Transition Programs to Primary School. Melbourne: Australian Council for Educational Research.

Sutherland, G., McCormack, A., Pirkis, J., Vaughan, C., Dunne-Breen, M., Easteal, P., & Holland, K. (2016). Media representations of violence against women and their children: Final report (ANROWS Horizons, 03/2016). Sydney: ANROWS


FRSA National Conference
Call for Abstracts Extended to 26 June

Measuring Success in the Family and Relationship Sector:
For the wellbeing of children, families and communities

Canberra: 29 Nov-1 Dec: More

Adult Sibling Forum
Brisbane: 1 July: More

Stop Domestic Violence Conference
Call for Abstracts Now Open

Brisbane: 5-7 Dec: More

Blue Knot Foundation
National Training Calendar


Griffith University NDIS Symposia Series
Housing for people with disability: What does an inclusive housing system look like?
Brisbane: 8 August: Email for details

Families Australia is a national, member-based, not-for-profit, peak organisation that promotes the needs and interests of families.

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Families Australia membership benefits: priority notification for National Families Week, reduced fees at events, participation in national policy forums and engagement with a diverse network of organisations committed to the wellbeing and interests of Australian families.

Families Australia welcomes new members to share our vision
'that Australian families, in all their diversity, enjoy the greatest possible wellbeing'. Join

National Coalition on Child Safety and Wellbeing: More
Information about the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children and the Third Action Plan (2015 - 2018) is available


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