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A new online resource linking members of the LGBTIQ community to information and support relating to alcohol and other drug use is now available online from ACON. Funded by Central and Eastern Sydney PHN, Pivot Point is a one-stop-shop for LGBTIQ community members who are looking for support in relation to their AOD use,

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ARACY has released five new fact sheets collating the evidence for prevention and early intervention as the most promising strategy for changing the trajectories of children's development and well-being. The fact sheets include evidence that children’s life chances are influenced by their families and communities and can be changed for the better.

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Healthy Lunch Box is a website developed by Cancer Council NSW in partnership with Outrun Cancer, offering a range of health and delicious packed lunch ideas for kids. We know 1 in 3 cancers can be prevented by adopting a healthy lifestyle, which includes eating well. But 93% of children don’t eat enough vegetables and adults aren’t eating enough either.

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A new resource sheet, Reporting child abuse and neglect: State and territory departments responsible for protecting children, has been released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies. It provides information about how to report suspected child abuse or neglect, including contact numbers in each state for reporting suspected abuse.

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ACU has launched a new web-portal that provides safeguarding initiatives and preventative approaches to child sexual abuse within organisations. The Safeguarding Children and Young People Portal is a dedicated website to link external organisations and partners to accessible resources, programs and modules.

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FACS has released a series of resources that support and involve children and young people in the development of their NDIS plan. The resources encourage children to reflect on the supports they receive and how well they are working for them, or the supports they would like to receive.

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The NDIS Toolkit for People Living with Younger Onset Dementia and their Carers, created by Alzheimer’s Australia, will help better equip people living with younger onset dementia and their carers to understand and navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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The Day by Day: Learning Together app, developed by Save the Children, is designed for mums and dads with children up to three years old. The app prompts parents to play simple learning games and do activities in everyday environments, such as the kitchen, bathroom, outdoors and travelling.

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The Department of Social Services has updated the online disability advocacy finder to include NDIS Appeals and state and territory funded advocacy providers. The finder will continue to help people with disability find National Disability Advocacy Program services across Australia. The Disability Advocacy Finder makes it easier for people to find the service