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14
Dec

Berry Street‘s Comments On The Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses To Child Sexual Abuse

Berry Street commends the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which concluded today, for the way they have without fear or favour exposed the depth and extent of child sexual abuse within institutions.

02
Dec

Help vulnerable Victorian children to heal this Christmas

According to the latest statistics from the Australian Institute of Family Studies, almost 3,000 Victorian children were reported to Child Protection as being impacted by family violence within a 12 month period. The numbers are stark, but what isn’t often reported is the emotional impact of this violence.

21
Nov

Help make it a Merry Christmas for Vulnerable Victorian Children

Berry Street is once again partnering with ABC Radio Melbourne & Victoria for their annual ABC Giving Tree Appeal. The appeal provides Christmas gifts for Victorian children, young people and families who have suffered significant trauma, violence and abuse.

17
Nov

Berry Street's response to the NT Royal Commission

A child’s right to dignity, safety, care and protection doesn’t end at the gate to a youth justice facility.

15
Nov

Berry Street welcomes the YES result!

Berry Street welcomes the result of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey with 61.6% of Australians who voted  responding yes.

13
Nov

Berry Street Welcomes New CEO

Our wonderful CEO, Sandie de Wolf, retires from Berry Street on 8 December after 26 years.  Our Board and staff thank Sandie for her exceptional leadership and wish her the best for the next stage

23
Oct

Caring for children is our collective responsibility

A questionnaire around raising children carried out by Berry Street, Victoria’s largest independent child and family services organisation, has found that many Australians think that children are m

20
Oct

Berry Street supports the “We Won’t Wait” campaign

Berry Street supports the call for 10 days’ Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave to be included as a National Employment Standard.

27
Sep

Delys Sargeant

We were sad to hear of the passing of our Patron, Delys Sargeant this week.

14
Sep

Berry Street's Dedicated People Recognised

In this week’s Victorian Government’s Protecting Children Awards, two Berry Street staff members and two of our longest-serving carers were acknowledged for their leadership and tireless work.