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Life Without Barriers Launches Strategy 2025
Strategy 2025 charts the five-year vision for Life Without Barriers from 2020 to 2025.
The best of both worlds for Nate
When reunification equals twice the family.
Keeping children water-safe this Summer
Swimming lessons are great, but they are no substitute for active supervision and a pool fence in good working order.
Positive mental health is key to children’s wellbeing
Good mental health is the key to positive development of the overall wellbeing of a child.
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Meet Life Without Barriers Carer Ambassador Katie Wells at Agfest...
"The best job in the world."
Foster carers work together in Tassie for the perfect partnership
Community, partnership and water safety along the Tasmanian coast.
Alexandra and Kelly are a 'virtual' foster care success story
Their story is one of courage, resilience, flexibility and hope.
A country connection along the mighty Murray
Lindy is a single specialist carer based on the mighty Murray River in South Australia.
It takes a village to raise a child - foster care at Christmas
Amy has always loved Christmas and the sense of belonging that each Christmas day signified.
Keeping children water-safe this Summer
Swimming lessons are great, but they are no substitute for active supervision and a pool fence in good working...
Family ties – the culture of caring and making childhood dreams c...
When she was a young girl, Nicole had a dream – she wanted to ‘adopt’ lots of children and live in a fairy tal...
Keeping kids safe online with Leonie Smith
Six tips from Leonie Smith aka The Cyber Safety Lady
Social worker, art therapist, counsellor and foster carer - meet ...
I couldn’t change the past, but I could provide safe opportunities to experience the wonders of childhood.
The great outdoors and a lot of CARE
“We think mental health and wellbeing are so important and approach this topic quite openly with the boys."
National Child Protection Week Wrap Up
From 6 to 12 September 2020 Life Without Barriers recognised National Child Protection Week: one of the most i...
Foster Carers help children live a 'life without barriers'
Lee and Kim Sinstead currently have three foster children in their care along with their biological son.
Championing children’s success with Keryn Smith
We spoke to Keryn ahead of Foster and Kinship Care Week about how important it is for all significant people i...
Cultural connection – of the heart
Larissa and Mauro have been carers with Life Without Barriers for nearly five years and during that time they ...
Celebrating Foster and Kinship Care Week from 13 to 19 September
Foster and Kinship Carer Week encourages us to take the time to pay tribute to the amazing work carers do ever...
Foster Care Week in Tasmania and our new Foster Care Ambassador
Life Without Barriers new Tasmanian Foster Care Ambassador is keen to chat with you during Foster Care Week.
We Put Children First—Understanding Harmful Sexual Behaviour
As part of our response to National Child Protection Week, from 6 to 12 September, we’re launching the next ph...
How we’re supporting children, young people and carers during COV...
This page provides information about how we’re responding to the coronavirus pandemic to keep people in our fo...
Where there’s help there’s hope
Fostering Hope is a Perth- based charity which donates material supplies and essential items to carers in need...
Singles do care too
Being a carer is not about your age, gender, sexual orientation or religious beliefs – rather, being a carer i...
Creating connections during COVID-19
Two siblings in care, who were unable to see their family due to restrictions and social distancing, were worr...
South Australia July school holiday virtual picnic
COVID-19 has stopped a lot of events from going forward. But it has not stopped our foster care teams from get...
Adelaide foster care journey filled with joy
“I love caring for children and young people with disability because of the positive difference it makes to th...
Angus the budding photographer wins big
From anxiety to winning a LEGO set! The power of photography.
Fostering connections to country in Bundaberg
One of our foster carers escaped COVID-19 by connecting to country.
Gus from CREATE talks COVID-19 with kids in care - animated serie...
Take a look at the cartoon series “Gus talks COVID-19 with kids, for kids!” where Gus the Gorilla explains wha...
Keeping kids safe online: a free webinar from the eSafety Commiss...
With children and young people spending more time than ever at home and online due to the spread of COVID-19, ...
Digital technology embraced for foster carer recruitment
Could you be a foster carer? Join us for a free live webinar to find out more!
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