Plan to extend out-of-home care age to 21 welcomed by foster carers

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Updated February 14 2018 - 6:14pm, first published 5:46pm
Irish Rai, 19, said if she had the opportunity to stay in out-of-home care until the age of 21, she would have.
Irish Rai, 19, said if she had the opportunity to stay in out-of-home care until the age of 21, she would have.

In a “monumental decision” by both major political parties, Tasmania will become the first state in Australia to extend the out-of-home care age to 21.

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Carly Dolan

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