Community-based family services

18 March 2017

This study investigated the impact of Tasmania’s child and family centres on parents’ use and experiences of early childhood services using a mixed methods approach.

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...

Discussion paper
3 November 2016

This options paper proposes possible responses to thirteen specific child protection areas identified as part of ongoing reforms.

Journal article
15 August 2016

Protecting children from abuse and neglect is a responsibility of all sectors and community members.

19 May 2016

Community playgroups have significant social and economic benefits not just for children but also for their parents, particularly mothers, finds this report.

Literature review
20 April 2016

This review aims to identify evidence-based strategies to address common parenting issues faced by parents of young children.

Journal article
21 March 2016

This paper describes challenges for services seeking to engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families who are subject to child protection measures.

Journal article
15 March 2016

Outlines the different methods by which an expert panel will provide advice and support to the families and children's sector, activities undertaken in the first year of the project and future...

Video interview
19 January 2016

Some of the leading stakeholders in the Child Aware Local Initiative give their views on what 'child aware' means to them.

14 November 2015

The opportunities presented by the National Affordable Housing Agreement propelled the SA Homelessness Strategy Unit into implementing a range of reforms that built on existing strengths of the...