When this heading popped into my thoughts, I knew immediately it was important for me to really reflect on what
First things first. Children have the right to know and be connected to their family even if they are unable
If you are already a carer, I do hope you are with an agency that you have a genuine partnership
This post is about adoption as well but it is a very different conversation. Yes, Aboriginal children have been adopted
It is more aptly referred to as ‘open adoption’ as the premise is that whilst a child legally joins your
Before I became a foster carer, I always imagined I would adopt a child at some point in my life.
The short answer is no. Instead, an allowance is paid on a fortnightly basis to support adults to care for
Once you have decided you would like to be a foster carer, your next critical decision is choosing an agency
As a foster, relative/kin carer it is good to accept quite early that it is highly likely that you will
It is incredibly sad to reflect on the statistics for Aboriginal children in out-of-home-care in Australia. Whilst Aboriginal children represent
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