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Organisations concerned with care and protection

CREATE Foundation
The CREATE Foundation (formerly the Australian Association for Young People in Care) is a consumer movement for and by children and young people aged 1?30 years who are, or have been, in care. Create issues an annual CREATE report card on the educational status of children and young people in care in Australia, which charts the progress made by Australian states and territories over the past year in improving educational outcomes for children and young people in care.

Website: http://www.create.org.au/

Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
SNAICC is Australia's non-government peak body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Website:
http://www.snaicc.asn.au/

The Australian Council for Children and Youth Organisations
The ACCYO was established in 2001 with the goal of developing standards and a transparent accreditation process for organisations working with children and young people. It's an initiative of some of Australia's leading philanthropic trusts and foundations in partnership with community service organisations, the police, magistrates and the judiciary.
Website:
http://www.accyo.org.au/

The Australian Council for Children and Parenting
(ACCAP) is an independent advisory council to government, which provides advice, knowledge and expertise on issues such as early intervention and prevention, parenting and child abuse prevention strategies, early childhood and emerging early childhood initiatives.
Website:
http://www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/Family/accap-nav.htm

Child Wise
Child Wise is an Australian organisation working in Australia and overseas to end child sexual exploitation and abuse, and is also the Australian representative of ECPAT International (a global campaign in over 70 countries committed to ending the commercial sexual exploitation of children). The work of Child Wise includes advocacy, awareness training, research, law reform, training programs, education and information provision. Child Wise has worked with governments, law enforcement authorities, the tourism and Internet industries, schools and tertiary education institutions and a wide range of non-government organisations. Its 'Choose with Care' prevention program aims to minimise the risk of child abuse occurring within voluntary and professional organisations working with children. (See details.)
Website:
http://www.childwise.net