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Common foster care myths

Right this minute, hundreds of children in New South Wales can't live at home with their families and therefore require foster care. But we are hundreds of foster care homes short. This is a callout for more carers, for more families and individuals that can provide the love, care, stability,…

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The importance of engaged fathering

With Father's Day upon us, we’d like to take this opportunity to celebrate Dads of all kinds - single dads, stepdads, working dads, granddads, stay-at-home dads and all other father figures. The effect fatherhood has on a child’s development and wellbeing is a proven phenomenon, with many studies highlighting the…

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Six ways your friends make you happier and healthier

Friendships are one of the most rewarding and effective ways we can boost our mental health. And in Australia now more than ever, we could all benefit from a little help from our friends. In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Australian Psychological Society, 50.5 per cent of Australians…

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The enduring importance of friendship and human connection

Human connections are an important part of living a happy and fulfilled life. From short-term interactions to enduring relationships, how we come together as people plays a big role in our mental health and sense of wellbeing. Friendship is about sharing the good times with people you care about and…

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