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The impact of fostering on foster carers’ children

An international literature review by Ingrid Höjer, Judy Sebba and Nikki Luke. Read full report

Bupa corporate health insurance

The Foster Carers Association of Tasmania has worked together with Bupa to offer foster carers the security and protection of private health cover with fantastic corporate benefits. “As a member of your corporate health plan you can relax knowing that your health cover is in good hands.” More information

Letter from Jenny Macklin MP

Letter from Jenny Macklin MP regarding relative carers and child support in NSW. Read the letter

New online resource to help out-of-home carers

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Centrelink notification process letter from Julie Collins MP

Letter from Julie Collins MP regarding process for foster carers to notify Centrelink that a child has come into care. Read the letter

Medicare-funded Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care

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Baby Bonus Letter

A letter has been recieved from the Hon. Jenny Macklin MP providing details of the Baby Bonus as applicable to foster carers. Read the letter

Centrelink for Carers

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