Media Enquiries

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Coalition plan a game-changer for young people in care

The Victorian Coalition Government has announced a new plan for Victoria’s out-of-home care services that will dramatically improve the lives of children and young people living in state care. Releasing the five-year plan today, Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge … Continued

Art Nurtures Cultural Identity

VACCA exhibition fosters cultural identity through the arts NAIDOC Week celebrations are held around the country each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) as part … Continued

Child protection services received by 135,000 kids

AIHW  25/7/14 – More than 135,000 Australian children, or about 26 in every 1,000 children, received child protection services in 2012-13, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). ‘For the first time, … Continued

Flying the Aboriginal Flag over Parliament House

The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) welcomes the decision by the Parliament of Victoria to permanently fly the Aboriginal flag at Parliament House. This decision finally acknowledges in a symbolic way the widespread acknowledgement in Victoria that Aboriginal people … Continued