The needs of families are becoming more complex and the support grandparents can offer to their own family and to other families is significant. Through acting together grandparents are becoming strong advocates.
What we believe
Each year GPV/KCV conducts at least one campaign. Most campaigns undertaken span a number of years so in any given year there is always more than one campaign underway.
Achieving safe and certain homes for children
Grandparents Victoria Timeline
– 2001 Formed Grandparents Victoria
– 2002 Formed Grandparents Australia
– 2011 Formed Kinship Carers Victoria
– 2013 Formed Kinship International Network
Joined International Play Association
Treating Families Fairly Alliance response to the Federal Budget – Struggling families have been left in the cold by the Federal Government’s budget.
At a meeting of the Council of Attorneys General in Australia held on July 27th 2020, a decision was taken not to increase the age of criminal responsibility in Australia – it currently sits at 10 years of age.
30 March 2020 These are truly unprecedented times, and for those who were already struggling to get by, the coronavirus crisis will only add to hardship. That is why we need a swift and compassionate response from government that supports all people receiving social security payments both now and during the recovery phase.
500 Sophie Geelong 500 Virginia Cranbourne 500 Jason & Daniella Lilydale 250 Nance Melton 250 Julie Lilydale 250 Doris Bendigo 250 Haydn Ballarat 100 Esna Shepparton 100 Alvira Mildura 100 Margaret Cranbourne 100 Bob Warrnambool 100 Max Shepparton