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Schedule of upcoming face-to-face and online events across the state

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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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Latest news from KCV

GPV/KCV again calls for abolition of corporal punishment

GPV/KCV is now a signatory to a joint statement drafted by the Parenting and Family Research Alliance (PAFRA) supporting the campaign Ending Physical Punishment of Australian Children

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Latest news from KCV

Some relief for care families in 2024 Victorian state budget

KCV notes, with mixed feelings, a number of budget items in the 2024 Victorian Budget which are of relevance to kinship carers.

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Latest podcast

Cyber safety for children and young people

In this podcast Susan McLean of Cybersafety Solutions answers many questions around helping children and young people to navigate the online world safely. Susan is acknowledged as Australia’s foremost expert in the area of cyber safety and young people.

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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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Forthcoming event

Diet and nutrition seminar in Warragul

Clinical nutritionist/functional medicine practitioner Nikki Valentini is director of SuperNature Nutrition, and will talk about the role of diet and nutrition in our lives.

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Latest campaign activity

Abolition of corporal punishment

End physical punishment of children – protect Australian children

1,168 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.

Sign the petition
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