Child welfare

Report
16 March 2017

During 2015 - 16, 162,175 (30.2 per 1,000) Australian children received child protection services (investigation, care and protection order and/or were in out-of-home care), and children from...

Journal article
14 March 2017

Compromised quality of caregiving is found in high-risk, substance-misusing mothers, emphasising the importance of early intervention that draws from attachment-based interventions.

Briefing paper
1 March 2017

This issue of the Research to Practice Series explores what works to help people make the choice to become a foster carers, and the strategies that can assist in supporting and retaining...

Report
28 February 2017

This background paper explains why families in Aotearoa New Zealand need a much more robust system of tax credit supports, as well as higher wages.

Report
31 January 2017

This report, by Tasmanian Commissioner for Children and Young People, Mark Morrissey, presents a number of observations, facts and findings that will further contribute to efforts to improve...

Journal article
23 January 2017

Children are exposed to clusters of risk which affect their language development. This paper identifies distinct groups of children based on a range of risk exposures and explores the service...

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This publication summarises Wave 1 findings from the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study relating to contact between children and young people in out-of-home care and their birth families.

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This publication summarises Wave 1 findings from the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study relating to the childcare and early learning experiences of children in out-of-home care.

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This publication summarises Wave 1 findings from the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study relating to carer parenting practices and children’s relationships with carer families.

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This publication summarises Wave 1 findings from the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study relating to casework support for children and young people in out-of-home care and their carers.