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University of Sydney to establish Institute of Open Adoption Studies

16 Mar 2016

FACS signs an agreement with the University of Sydney to establish the Institute of Open Adoption Studies.

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Open Adoption Roadshows across NSW

10 February 2016

Frontline child protection caseworkers and managers will be workshopping how best to help children into safe and permanent families through Open Adoption in a roadshow across the state.

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Opening the door to open adoption

26 October 2015

Finding a safe and stable home for children and young people in out of home care led the agenda at a forum attended by over 150 people in Sydney today.

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Community call to take part in establishing Institute of Open Adoption

13 August 2015

The establishment of the country’s first publically funded Institute of Open Adoption has taken a leap forward with the NSW Government calling for organisations to register their interest in tendering to establish and run the institute.

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