Social Action and Research Centre
Young, in love and in danger: teen domestic violence and abuse in Tasmania
Teen domestic violence and abuse is a serious public health issue - causing a wide range of detrimental impacts for victim-survivors, perpetrators and society. This report outlines the findings of recent research into teen domestic violence, and provides recommendations for preventing and responding to it.
Treasured lives - phase two: the policy and service environment
One group of older Australians vulnerable to not being able to age well at home with independence and dignity are those living with hoarding and/or challenges maintaining a healthy home. This report focuses on the experiences and needs of Tasmanian service providers and statutory agencies...
Treasured lives - phase one: families and carers
This report outlines research on enabling older Tasmanians who have challenges related to hoarding and maintaining a healthy home to age well at home.
Rebalancing the scales
This report documents the experiences of Tasmanian parents and the lawyers who represent them, and legal processes associated with the child safety system. The research examines parents' ability to access legal advice, their participation in decision-making processes and to what extent these processes implement the...
Breaking the cycle: supporting Tasmanian parents to prevent recurrent child removals
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...