Bassam Maaliki won the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies Conference 2018 Young Person’s Award on 22 August 2018 at the ICC Sydney. The award was for working with the SSI Multicultural Foster Care care team for making a difference to the lives of children & young people living in circumstances that create vulnerability. The award was given in the 12-17 year old section for an individual who has made a difference to the lives of children and young people.

“Honoured to receive the ACWA’s 2018 Young Persons Award for my work with & to be recognised amongst the very special people that work in this sector.” said Bassam Maaliki.