Foster home care

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...

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
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...

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.

Journal article
15 December 2016

A mixed-methods pilot study was undertaken to (1) to gain insight into children's experiences using a children's rating tool and structured interview process, developed in this study; and (2) to...

Report
28 November 2016

This study documents the experiences of 113 Tasmanian foster carers in supporting education, what helps or hinders them in this role and how they can be better supported to support education.

Guide
14 November 2016

Practitioners supporting children in out-of-home care are often faced with making difficult decisions about children’s needs. These decisions include where the child will live and how often a...

Report
9 November 2016

This report reveals the results on the state of child protection in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.