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FWT+DP Training Calendar August Issue available NOW! Click on Orange Button above

Posted 30/7/2015

Family Worker Training + Development Programme (FWT+DP) is seeking an Aboriginal Cross-Cultural Competence Capacity Building (CfC) Project Worker,  Mt Druitt

Posted 16/7/2015

We have a vacancy for a part-time Project Officer (24.5 hours per week) for an exciting new CfC (Mt Druitt) project. Communities for Children (CfC) aims to create strong child-friendly communities that understand the importance of children and apply this capacity to maximise the health, well-being and early development of young children at the local level.

Download the recruitment package for all the information you require to apply for this great opportunity.

FWT+DP’s E-Newsletter!


FWT+DP has launched its first E-Newsletter! We hope that this new way of communicating with you will reduce duplicate emails and give you a better idea of all our training and events! Sign up to the E-Newsletter

Child Protection Forum“Broader Issues and Implications of the “Safe Home for Life” reforms

Posted 17/6/2015

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The Forum covered changes to child protection legislation and practice under the ‘Safe Home for Life’ reforms and the broad implications for families and the service system. The day offered keynote speakers on the reform, shared discussion and presentations on the key messages.

“Take Home Messages” panel included Louisa McKay FamS, Wendy Foote Deputy CEO ACWA, Megan Neal FACs, Gabrielle Cantrell Legal Aid, Louis Masters Catholic Care, Julie Hourigan-Ruce CEO FamS.

The second day was a smaller intimate group which drilled down into Impacts and Practice Implications for Aboriginal Families and Community” and featured Guest Speaker Chery Orr, Cheryl has been nominated Indigenous Lawyer of the year 2014.

July issue Calendar out NOW!

Posted 1/07/2015

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Triple P Newsletter June 2015

Posted 2/7/2015

Triple P Newsletter June 2015


Its Time to Renew Your Membership

Posted 9/06/2015

Training Membership is now open for the 2015/2016 financial year.  Standard day training rates are $88 for members or $148.50 for non-members and this includes morning tea and lunch.

This is a small increase from previous years but our training is still great value and we remain committed to delivering  local and affordable training of the highest quality that is responsive to your needs.

Membership for organisations is on a sliding scale with prices starting at $198 per annum for small organisations up to $990 for very large organisations with 50+ staff OR you can join as an Individual for only $44.

Join up NOW by completing the application form and pay before 30th June. ONLINE membership will be available from July 2015

Membership offer: buy 10 prepaid places and get ONE FREE


 FWT+DP Reconciliation Action Plan Launch

Posted 21/5/2015


This is the second RAP for FWT+DP Inc, a continuation of our commitment to building and exploring new approaches to working as an organisation toward reconciliation. It has been developed as an act of best intention and commitment to the process of reconciliation.

FWT+DP  aims to identify and address specific practices and procedures where FWT+DP can improve in the areas of recognition, respect and access to service provision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community sector workers, families and communities.



Father Inclusive Practice E-Learning Development Series

Posted on 24/9/2014 We are excited to announce the Father Inclusive Practice E-learning Development Series is now LIVE!

Fathers 5 Family Worker Training + Development Programme has developed an on-line Father Inclusive Practice Learning Program that allow participants to work through four training modules at their own pace. Once you have completed the E-Learning development series we  would like to learn more about your/ experience with the Father Inclusive Practice Workplace Learning Program.



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