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October 19, 2017

Foster a child: ‘delegated authority’

Delegated authority is a term that is frequently used in foster care. What does it mean? Very simply it is the name given to the everyday […]
October 16, 2017

A point of view: to foster or to adopt?

The current nationwide shortage of foster carers is, not unsurprisingly reflected by a shortage of people in the country who are willing to adopt. There has […]
October 13, 2017

Foster care: cross cultural placements

Providing well matched foster care placements in 2017 is becoming increasingly challenging.As this year draws to a close, there are still 7,000 new families needed to […]
October 11, 2017

Foster carer launches legal claim

The national fostering stocktake will be reporting in the near future. There have been a wealth of submissions to this important government sponsored inquiry. These have […]