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Media Releases

13
Nov

Tribute to Forgotten Australians

On 16 November 2009 the Australian Parliament made a formal apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants. 

27
Oct

Promise of Victorian youth diversion program

Berry Street welcomes the Government’s commitment to bring in a State-wide pre-plea diversion system through the Children’s Court. 

23
Oct

Indigenous Gippsland carer recognised in State awards

Berry Street carer, Wendy Henry, has received the 2014 Robin Clark Memorial Award, Aboriginal Carer of the Year, for her exceptional efforts as a foster

22
Sep

HEARTCORE book launch, Collingwood

The stories of some of Victoria’s most vulnerable children and young people will be told, in their own words, with the launch of the HEARTCORE book. 

12
Sep

Who likes being the new kid?

‘That’s when it went downhill. I started to get bullied again; I could cope with that easy. I had experienced worse.’ 

25
Aug

VCAL Community Garden Project

The beginning of Term 2 this year marked the blossoming of a new partnership between Growing Together Baw Baw and the Berry Street School in Morwell.

25
Jul

Child Abuse Still on the Rise

Berry Street response to Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) Child Protection Report (2012/2013) 

17
Jul

From scandals to solutions in State Care

Sandie de Wolf, CEO Berry Street:

03
Jul

Alarming Victoria child abuse stats

Over 75,000 cases of children affected by abuse have been reported throughout the state of Victoria this year, children’s charity Berry Street highlights today.

01
Jul

80% of Victorians consider carer payments ‘unfair’

Almost 80% of Victorians consider that the level of financial reimbursements provided to Victoria’s foster carers is ‘unfair,’ shows a poll released today by children’s charity,