Chris Goddard


Children's sense of safety: children's experiences of childhood in contemporary Australia

This report outlines significant safety concerns faced by Australian children of today, drawing on responses from 600 children aged between 10-14 years from an online survey conducted by Quantum Market Research. More than a quarter of the children in the sample were actively concerned that...

Children's fears, hopes and heroes: modern childhood in Australia

This report examines the experiences of modern childhood through the results of an online survey undertaken by a national sample of 600 children and young people aged between 10 - 14 years.

The role of mass media in facilitating community education

In the second part of their analysis of the role of mass media in child abuse prevention, Bernadette Saunders and Chris Goddard discuss the benefits of mass media programs as a tool to advocate for children's rights and more specifically, to promote awareness of, and...