17 October 2014
Families Australia is a national, member-based, not-for-profit, peak organisation that promotes the needs and interests of families.
This fortnightly electronic newsletter showcases current issues, research, policy and practice relating to family relationships and wellbeing.
Families Australia membership benefits: priority notification for National Families Week, reduced fees at events, participation in national policy forums, publications and engagement with a diverse network of organisations committed to the wellbeing and interests of Australian families. The past year in review: More
Families Australia welcomes new members to share our vision '
that Australian families, in all their diversity, enjoy the greatest possible wellbeing'. To join: More
Sponsor Partnerships available
to build stronger families and communities. More
Coalition of Organisations Committed to the Safety and Wellbeing of Australia's Children. Welcome to new Coalition member, Network of Community Activities, NSW. To join: More
Annual Coalition meeting 2014: What will it take to get real improvements on child safety and wellbeing
. Meeting summary here
Invitation to Report Launch: Young people transitioning from out of home care and youth justice.
25 September 2014, Melbourne. More
Families Australia auspices the Alliance for Forgotten Australians.
Booklet - Forgotten Australians: supporting survivors of childhood institutionalisation, 4th Ed. Available online: More
Life Stories. Educational DVD useful in tertiary education and professional development.
View the DVD and reviews: More
AFA Chair, Caroline Carroll OAM, at the 2013 ISPCAN Euro Zone Conference: More
Find and Connect Australia.
Connect to your local Forgotten Australians support service
on 1800 16 11 09. Find State-based historical information: More
National Museum of Australia.
Inside: Life in Children's Homes and Institutions
now at the Queensland Museum, 9 August - 17 November 2014. More
Forgotten Australians National Exhibition: More
Forgotten Australians school education resources: More
National Library of Australia.
Forgotten Australians Oral History Project: More
You can't forget things like that: More