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Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Join us for an AFA morning tea on Tuesday 20 July at 10am. Children welcome. For more information contact info@adoption.org.au or better still, become a member and you will be the first to know of all AFA activities Become a Member – Adoptive Families Association ACT...

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Have your say and help shape the first of two five-year implementation plans for the successor plan to the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020. Learn more here: Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework |...

AFA June morning tea – Sunday 20 June at 10am

AFA June morning tea – Sunday 20 June at 10am

Please join us for our next AFA morning tea on Sunday 20 June from 10am in Pearce. Bring the kids, there will be indoor and outdoor activities.Remember we also have available for members books and videos relevant to fostering, permanent care and adoption. These are...

WISE up program – Saturday 29 May

WISE up program – Saturday 29 May

The Wise up program is a facilitated (trained) workshop for children and adults to provide primary school age adopted children the tools to respond to classmate inevitable questions, neighbours remarks and insensitive school assignments. Open to members and their...

Coffee Catchup – Friday 20 April

Coffee Catchup – Friday 20 April

Join us for an AFA morning tea on Friday 30 April at 10am. Children welcome. For more information contact info@adoption.org.au or better still, become a member and you will be the first to know of all AFA activities Become a Member – Adoptive Families Association ACT...

Adopt Change Research Papers

Adopt Change Research Papers

Adopt Change conducts research and writes papers to contribute to the understanding of issues for children and young people including the importance of permanency; the impact of trauma; pre- and post-adoptive supports for families and children; and topics surrounding...

Adoptions in Australia – The Data

Adoptions in Australia – The Data

On 17 March 2021, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released their 19-20 report on Adoptions in Australia Adoptions Overview - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au) Child protection in the time of COVID 19On 15 January 2021, the...

First Catchup of the Year

First Catchup of the Year

Join us for our first coffee catch up for the year on Tuesday 16 March at 10am. There is a small playground for little people. Keep your eye out for future events - better still, become a member and tell us what you would like from the association Become a Member -...

#THRIVE2020

#THRIVE2020

Please find attached the recommendations from the #THRIVE2020 Virtual National Permanency Conference in October 2020.  It has a great list of resources that can be found on the final page.  National Recommendation Submission AdoptChange_PublicDownload

AFA Weekend Away in March 2021

AFA Weekend Away in March 2021

Come join us at beautiful Pambula Beach for the AFA weekend away on 5-8 March 2021. Further details on the AFA facebook page. Not yet a member? Become a member and we would be delighted to send you more details about this event and other exciting opportunities.

AFA Christmas Chaos 2020

AFA Christmas Chaos 2020

The AFA Christmas party was held on 29 November 2020 at the Greenhills Conference Centre. It was a great opportunity for us to get together in what has been a challenging year for many. 

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