The Hon Michelle Landry MP
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The Morrison Government is extending its highly successful Be Connected program that helps older Australians navigate the online world safely.
Australia’s most at risk children will be better protected by a world-first information sharing platform from next year which is designed to improve collaboration between state and territory child protection agencies. Assistant Minister for Children and Families Michelle Landry today announced NSW-based company Itree has been awarded a $5.9 million, five-year contract to deliver the project.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of Blue Knot Day, established by the Blue Knot Foundation to raise awareness of the more than five million adult survivors of complex trauma.
The report being launched this morning – Belonging in Two Families – is the latest in a series of Adopt Change research reports which have helped draw attention to a fundamental need for children, not just here in Australia but the world over.
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We know that well-functioning families are vital to our wellbeing as a nation, both socially and economically. We know that families, in all their forms, are critical for our children to grow up happy and healthy. It’s so important that if families are doing it tough, that they have access to the assistance and services that they need to get back on their feet.
The launch of the Fourth Action Plan is the next critical step in improving the way we, as a nation, care for and protect Australia’s children. The Fourth Action Plan will further build the foundations and evidence base that will enable us to continue to improve outcomes for Australia’s children and young people beyond 2020.