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28 September - New approaches to education support to break the cycle of disadvantage for vulnerable children

26 July Grant to assist victims of family and domestic violence

26 July RSPCA supports domestic violence victims and their pets

17 July Everyday heroes needed to help vulnerable

13 June - South Fremantle's homeless facility opens

26 May - Transfer of personal files strengthens Aboriginal family History

15 May -  Rockingham crisis facility supports homeless youth

1 May -  Family and domestic violence election commitment delivered

12 April - New team dedicated to helping vulnerable families in the Great Southern

10 April - Western Australians fly in to support cyclone-ravaged Queensland

30 March - WA honours 25 inspirational young people

30 January - Aboriginal women's refuge open for more families

23 January - $2m to support vulnerable Kalgoorlie-Boulder families 


15 December - $20m to reduce Aboriginal children in State care

9 December - Men STAND UP against domestic violence

1 December - Public comment sought on child protection laws

25 November - Commemorating victims of domestic homicide

10 November - New counselling for Waroona-Yarloop fire victims

9 November - Supporting kids in care to better adult outcomes

25 October - Child protection experts reflect on practice

28 September - WA's plan to build safe and strong families

6 September - Scheme to improve housing for children in care

5 September - Life through the eyes of children in care

13 August - Experts help trace families of children in care

8 August - Aboriginal Pilbara families enriching the lives of Aboriginal children in care

22 June - Framework to guide improved Aboriginal outcomes

26 May -  Department for Child Protection and Family Support commemorates Sorry Day

19 May - Waroona Yarloop bushfire recovery progresses

19 May - Strategy paper maps new homelessness plan

18 May - Ellenbrook crisis accomodation centre opens

13 May - Legislation will support out-of-home care reforms

22 April - Delivering better outcomes for kids in care

14 April - Court orders safety plan for surrogate child

31 March - Young people shine through early adversity

29 January - Emergency evacuation centre opens in Pilbara

28 January - Jurien Bay evacuation centre closes

28 January - Evacuation centre opens at Jurien Bay

19 January - Extension for input on Out-of-Home reforms


23 December - Santa's helpers bring smiles to children and young people in care

21 December - Toy drive will bring Christmas cheer

1 December - Next step in WA's domestic violence campaign

27 November - Strengthening WA's response to family vioence

25 November - Perth men stand up against domestic violence

24 November - Emergency evacuation centre exercise prepares for crisis situations

24 November - New domestic violence resource for teens

18 November - Emergency assistance provided to Esperance residents

17 November - State Government department receives White Ribbon accreditation

9 October - New facility in South Hedland for Homeless youth

1 October - $3m to combat family violence in the Kimberley

8 September- Aborignal leaders appointed to reform councils

7 September - New Plan to target family and domestic violence

4 September - A photo exhibition through children's eyes

2 September - New project to tackle homelessness in city

24 August - LIFTing the lives of Midland's vulnerable young people

10 August - Future careers of young people in care receive a boost from Perth Airport

3 August - Albany foster mum receives Child Safety Award

3 August - Perth's night time patrol serivce receives Child Services Award

21 July - Teachers, Docters, Nurses, Midwives, Police Officers - PLAY YOUR PART TO PROTECT CHILDREN

9 July - Engaging expo for Mirrabooka's young people in care

19 June - New centralised office to assist at-risk families

9 June - Award for Broome child protection worker

16 April - Record number of young achiever awards recognised

14 March - Emergency evacuation centres now officially closed following cyclone Olwyn

12 March - Emergency evacuation centre now open for people in Carnarvon

12 March - Emergency evacuation centres now open for people in Onslow and Exmouth

16 February - Teachers, Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Police Officers - PLAY YOUR PART TO PROTECT CHILDREN 

23 January - Let's stick together at Skyworks 


21 November - Join the international campaign to end violence against women 


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