Current Campaigns

This campaign is designed to help protect children by encouraging parents and carers to find non-violent solutions to disciplining children in their care. Read more

This campaign is designed to raise awareness of the need for businesses to work together with their employees to provide flexible working options that balance the need to work with caring responsibilities. Read more

This campaign is designed to support the work of a range of agencies working to abolish genital mutilation. Read more

This campaign is designed to influence policy makers in the face of the upcoming state election. Read more

This campaign, commenced by Anglicare, is designed to have governments extend the leaving age for out of home care from 18 years to 21 years. Kinship carers have long complained that the mental and emotional health of the young people in their care is such that it is not reasonable to expect them to leave the out-of-home-care system at age 18. Read more

In August, the GPV/KCV Board decided to write to all federal members of parliament to outline concerns with the approach to adoption being taken in NSW. Of particular concern was the move to advertise children for adoption on a website. The GPV/KCV Board held firm to its view that it is not appropriate to fast-track adoption and that all options for keeping children within their biological family must be exhausted before they are placed outside the family. Read more

Pakenham Kinship Care Support Group

Are you a grandparent, aunt, uncle or another special person who is caring full time for a child or young person who is not your own? Do you want to learn what’s happening in kinship care, access the latest information, meet other kinship carers and enjoy relaxing activities? More

GPV/KCV Artist in Residence

GPV/KCV is proud to announce that we have our own artist in residence to travel to groups of kinship carers to conduct art activities with them. Marylyn Broomhall has agreed to be the GPV/KCV artist in residence and is now available to conduct workshops at support groups. More

Carer KaFÉ

Carer KaFÉ is a program designed to improve and expand kinship and foster carer training Victoria-wide. In September 2016 the Victorian Government announced $2.12 million funding over two years to a Kinship and Foster Care Learning and Development Strategy. More