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Call for Papers now Open

The Call for Papers for FRSA's 2014 National Conference are now open! 

This year the Conference will be from the 4th to 6th November 2014 and will be focused around the theme of  "Wellbeing for Children, Families and Communities - Future policies, programs and practice."

Why not submit an abstract outlining your latest innovative strategy for the future of children's programs?

How about presenting the evaluation findings of the most recent innovative family support program your organisation is running?

What about sharing the most important collaborative approach you have undertaken that is leading your future family support work?

The conference website has now been launched and can be accessed here. The full submission guidelines can be found here.

Submissions should be uploaded to Survey Monkey by COB Friday 7th May.

Minister's Address to FRSA Senior Executives’ Forum 

On March 19th Family & Relationship Services Australia (FRSA) member CEOs and senior managers were pleased to meet with Minister Andrews to discuss the future directions of Family Support Program (FSP) funding. 
In 2013 FRSA released the ‘Value for Everyone’ report to help MPs and policy makers understand the social and economic benefits gained from investing in family support services. 
The delegates discussed with Minister Andrews the importance of maintaining funding to vital family support services despite the tight fiscal environment. 

The Minister also addressed the FRSA Senior Executives’ Forum. The transcript of his presentation can be found here, along with the other presentations from the Forum. 


Family & Relationship Services Australia (FRSA) is pleased to confirm Minister Andrews has accepted our invitation to address FRSA members at the Forum and meet with a group of representatives as part of the Parliamentary Briefing Day.

FRSA is urging the Government to maintain funding to vital family support services despite the tight fiscal environment. Click here to view alert