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Jessica Smart

Report

Child Care Package evaluation: early monitoring report

In addition to presenting early data about the transition for services and families, this report provides context for the reform package through a review of the history of child care in Australia and a detailed overview of child care provision and the nature and objectives...
Guide

Needs assessment: Families and Children Expert Panel practice resource

This resource provides a definition of ‘needs assessment’ and outlines how to undertake one. This resource is for practitioners and policy makers who want to learn more about the needs assessment process or how to conduct a needs assessment.
Report

Collective impact: evidence and implications for practice

This paper describes the history and development of collective impact, with a focus on Australia, and includes two case studies to examine how collective impact is currently being practised in Australia.
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Child protection and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children - Aug 2017 update

This paper provides information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children involved in child protection and out-of-home care, and is based on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) Child Protection data 2015-16 (AIHW 2017a; 2017b).