Newsletters 2014-2020

Newsletter July 2020

Through the COVID-19 crisis, there are communities across Australia that have demonstrated resilience and innovation, delivering fast and effective action to support children and families when and where they need it most.

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Newsletter May 2020

It’s National Reconciliation Week and this year’s theme In this Together has prompted us to share the work of our First Nations partners at this time when working effectively together is critical to saving lives.

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Newsletter December 2019

This year we celebrate our 30th anniversary and have been looking back at our origins and reflecting on the impact of the Forum’s work since 1989.

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Newsletter September 2019

Positive, lasting change for children and their families is possible and there is evidence of it happening all across Australia. Why it is working is clear – it is because communities are leading the change.

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Newsletter May 2019

In celebrating National Reconciliation Week we are urged to Walk Together with Courage, Grounded in Truth. At Dusseldorp Forum we have been reflecting on our role and how we can walk together with our First Peoples to collectively contribute to a more equitable and just Australia, where all our children and families can thrive.

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Newsletter December 2018

At this time of reflection and celebration, I’m delighted to be able to share good news from a rewarding year. Communities across Australia are transforming the life opportunities of their children and families.

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Newsletter October 2018

We are extremely proud to present an annual review of the work of Dusseldorp Forum and our partners for 2018. In the report below we share key highlights of the year and some of the lessons, we are learning along the way.

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Newsletter July 2018

Despite 20 years of economic growth and billions of dollars spent on social services, there are parts of Australia where families continue to face persistent hardship.

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Newsletter March 2018

With the year well underway we are delighted to share with you an update from Doveton College where the Our Place model is increasing opportunities for Doveton families and will soon be expanded to 10 new sites in Victoria.

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Newsletter October 2017

We’ve recently taken time to reflect on the first year of our strategy and the outstanding achievements of our partner organisations. From 2016-2020 the Forum is focusing its resources on collective initiatives that better deliver supports that communities decide they want and need so that future generations, have greater opportunities.

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Newsletter July 2017

In NAIDOC week we acknowledge some important anniversaries that helped shape Australia, the 79th anniversary of the Day of Mourning Protest, the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum, the 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision and the 20th year since the tabling of the Stolen Generations Report.

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Newsletter March 2017

We believe that every child deserves to thrive and an effective education equips young people with capabilities to take up opportunities and make choices throughout their lives.

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