Consultation period

27 November 2020 - 2:30 pm To 12 February 2021 - 11:59 pm

Supporting Improvements to the Families and Children Activity – Discussion paper

The Department of Social Services (the department) has a role in supporting family functioning and child wellbeing through its programs, payments and services through the Families and Children (FaC) Activity.

The Families and Children Services Discussion Paper (the Discussion Paper) aims to prompt discussion about how we can all improve this investment to lead to better outcomes for families and children, particularly those experiencing vulnerability.

The Discussion Paper is only one part of the consultation process. Consultation will continue into 2021. It will use a range of approaches such as written submissions, inviting open questions and establishing advisory groups to provide stakeholders with different ways to engage and provide input.

You can have your say by providing a submission on the Discussion Paper by 12 February 2021.

The Discussion Paper is available in the following accessible formats.:


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