Social Action and Research Centre

Owning Institution

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10 Sep 2018

This research documents the experience of child removal and its consequences for parents and examines the current service network and its capacity to support them. It reviews interventions which are being deployed in other jurisdictions to break this cycle and makes recommendations about how the...


10 Sep 2018

This report looks at the nature and extent of income and housing challenges faced by Tasmanian families who have had their children removed by Child Safety Services.


25 Jun 2018

Australia is in the midst of a major reform to the way the income support system is delivered. This research explores the lived experiences of accessing and interacting with Centrelink, how this affects people's lives and what improvements they would like to see.


28 Nov 2016

Children and young people in out of home care deserve a good education. Yet although many do well at school, others have poor educatonal outcomes. At the same time research clearly demonstrates that when foster carers support education and learning it can have a significant...


22 Nov 2013

This report documents the experiences of 47 parents who have been involved with Tasmania’s Child Protection Service. It also covers the experiences of over 140 frontline workers employed by 40 different non-government services (NGOs) that have provided support to these parents. In addition, the research...

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