The Hon Michelle Landry MP
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Tomorrow on Day for Daniel, Australia’s largest child safety awareness and education day, it is an important reminder of our duty to protect every Australian child.
Federal Assistant Minister for Children and Families, Michelle Landry, has today welcomed the start of this year’s National Children’s Week, which will be held from 24 October to 1 November across Australia.
The Morrison Government is inviting applications for a competitive grant opportunity for the Intercountry Adoptee and Family Support Service (ICAFSS).
Today of course, is a very important occasion and I’m pleased to be a part of the launch of SNAICC’s Family Matters Report for 2020. On behalf of the Morrison Government, I would like to commend SNAICC for their ongoing leadership over the past 40 years in providing an effective voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
This of course, is the fourth time that we’ve had the Permanency Conference and I must say congratulations to Adopt Change, and especially Renee Carter, for the huge amount of work that has gone into moving this year’s event into an online format. These are important events, because they were set up in response to the historic agreement by federal, state and territory Ministers in 2017 to improve permanency outcomes for children in out-of-home care.
I want to recognise the Chair of the Tripartite Forum, Donna Ah Chee for hosting us, and I am also very pleased that my colleague Ken Wyatt, our Minister for Indigenous Australians, was able to say a few words and join us today.