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Fight still continuing for carers

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There are many reasons why a grandparent might step in to care for their grandchild, but it all comes down to one simple reason.

Love for their child and love for their grandchild has no bounds and it is reflected in the number of grandparent-lead families in Australia.

The 2016 Census showed more than 60,000 of those families exist.

Data shows it is the fastest-growing form of out-of-home care in Australia, with 48 per cent of children in the formal care system living with kin, compared to 38 per cent of........

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