We can provide a range of media materials, information and images to support your media story.
Our expert staff can comment on a range of issues affecting the children, young people and families we support. This includes but isn’t limited to:
- Childhood trauma
- Family breakdown
- Family violence
- Issues relating to children and young people in care, including the challenges they face upon leaving care at the age of 18
- Foster care
- Challenges faced by children with a disability and their families
- Exclusion from education – how alternative models of education are supporting our most vulnerable children
- Issues relating to our heritage, record keeping and Australia’s social history of supporting children in care.
The factsheets below provide a snapshot of the services we operate and the issues they respond to. If you would like to talk to a former young person in care, a foster carer, or someone who has engaged with a MacKillop service, please contact us directly.