National Kinship, Permanent and Foster Care Conference 9-11 August 2024 - Melbourne
National Kinship, Permanent and Foster Care Conference 9-11 August 2024 - Melbourne

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Keynote speakers for National Conference 9-11 August

Liana Buchanan Friday 9 August

Victoria’s Principal Commissioner for Children and Young People


Sam Bloom Saturday 10 August

World Para Surfing Champion & Best Selling Author of Penguin Bloom


Emma Goodall Sunday 11 August

Department of the Premier and Cabinet


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KCV makes its resources even more accessible

The response to the KCV resource books has been outstanding. Therefore, KCV has decided to make access to the documents even easier by dividing the one interactive guide into five separate guides, each addressing a popular theme, namely financial support, legal matters & rights, wellbeing, family relationships and podcasts.

Through constant review of current information and addition of new information, KCV plans to ensure that carers are empowered to make choices and decisions that best suit their needs, said Helen Brown, Chairperson of GPV/KCV.

Feedback from users of the resources is always welcomed.


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Latest podcast or video

Government schools need our support - Podcast #33

In this podcast, director of Grandparents Victoria and Kinship Carers Victoria Ann McLeish speaks with Trevor Cobbold, national convener of Save our Schools.

Before retiring, Trevor was an economist with the Australian Government’s Productivity Commission and its predecessors for over 30 years. Trevor talks us through the economic and structural inequality in our education system, in particular the under-funding of public schools in Victoria.

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Latest factsheet

Types of out-of-home care

Provides definitions of the following types of care:

  • Kinship care
  • Aboriginal kinship care
  • Statutory kinship placements
  • Private, informal or non-statutory kinship care
  • Foster care
  • Permanent care
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Latest resource booklet

Cybersafety for children and young people

KCV’s latest resource booklet is produced from a transcript of the podcast on cybersafety for children and young people

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Abolition of corporal punishment

End physical punishment of children – protect Australian children

1,176 people have signed this petition to end physical punishment of Australian children.

Please sign and ask others to sign the petition, which will be sent to Federal and State Attorneys General urging them to change legislation.

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