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School holidays come and go each year. As a parent, you know how challenging it can be to keep your child engaged and happy. Holidays are all about relaxation, rest and family time. However, learning shouldn't stop just because your child is out of the classroom! This is where our…

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How we support young parents

Bringing a new baby home as a young parent can be an exciting but scary time, especially if this is your first child. Family and friends can offer advice, but outside support is critical. In Australia, there were just over 309,000 babies born in 2018, and females in their early…

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What exactly is Family Dispute Resolution?

Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is a specialised type of mediation service. It works to help families across Australia come to their own agreements without the court's involvement. During family dispute resolution, families consider options and discuss any issues that they have a dispute on. They do this while being encouraged…

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Round table on immigration visas and domestic violence matters

Late September two of our Waitara Family Centre staff attended a round table event with Dr Mehreen Faruqi, Greens Senator for NSW to discuss and advocate for the important issues pertaining to women and children who find themselves with no visa status after suffering from domestic violence. Our Domestic Violence…

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