Read: Care factor zero: Perth foster mother battles WA government to get vital care for her son

“Short-sighted decisions based on budgets mean long-term implications for children. We have to make sure that these children aren’t thought about as statistics,” Renée Carter, CEO of Adopt Change, weighs in on one brave parent’s battle with the West Australian government to access appropriate supports for her son. 

While the state government has a critical role to play in child-protection, they can be a terrible long-term parent.  “If there is a foster parent trying to make those decisions, it has to be respected.”  

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