Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

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Better system, better chances

Effective prevention and early intervention is possibly the most promising strategy for changing the trajectories of children. There is clear evidence that children’s life chances are influenced by their families and communities and that they are able to be changed for the better. Improving the...
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The first thousand days: a case for investment

This paper, and the work of the Strong Foundations Partnership in general, is designed to bring a new level of rigour to policy setting and investments in Australia’s children and young people, most particularly, by focusing not just on effectiveness for the child, but value...
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To have and to have not: measuring child deprivation and opportunity in Australia

This report, based on longitudinal data, analyses the level of deprivation and wellbeing experienced by Australian children, with particular reference to those living with disability, those living in monetary poverty, and those living in jobless families.
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Report card 2018: the wellbeing of young Australians

ARACY has released their third Report Card, updating previous editions released in 2013 and 2008. It uses the latest available data, from a range of sources, across a range of indicators.
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Report card: the wellbeing of young Australians (2008)

This Report Card presents a comprehensive summary of the wellbeing of Australia’s young people, including the most recent international comparisons available. It provides an international perspective and sets a baseline for future monitoring of the wellbeing of young people.