The search found 12 results in 0.196 seconds.
The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme was developed as a response to the perceived social threat of 'sit-down money' to Indigenous communities in the 1970s. Ironically, the scheme is now being criticised as being one of the main factors driving the social effects of...
This discussion paper has been published by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It examines the growing interest in trauma-informed care and the implementation of trauma-informed approaches to support survivors of trauma, including survivors of child sexual abuse.
Exploring issues affecting Australian families for 37 years. We celebrate 100 issues of Family Matters by looking back on some of the important research completed by the institute over the years and looking forward - presenting some current research focused on issues that matter to...
This report presents a novel mixed-methods study of a social phenomenon that has not yet been well explored: the relationships between place, social circumstances, gambling and harm. It compares two socially distinct areas of a major city (Melbourne, Victoria) to identify a range of issues...
This paper reviews the research examining gambling in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, with a focus on Australia. Participation, problems, beliefs and attitudes of different CALD communities are examined to provide a brief overview of the research to date.
Problem gambling is estimated to effect seven or even more people around the gambler, and family and friends comprise up to one third of clients to gambling help and support services. The findings in this report suggest that family members experience a significant range of...
This paper provides an overview of the evidence on e-mental health support and treatment options for people seeking help with problem gambling.
This paper looks at the specific issues facing those responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children in the context of parental separation, and the two separate legal systems: family law and child protection.
A significant number of men in Australia are victims of child sexual abuse. While a growing number of services offer therapeutic support and counselling for men, the issue of men's sexual victimisation has not become a public policy issue. It is suggested that conceptualising and...
This report synthesises existing evidence and opinions from regulators, academics, government officials and electronic gaming machines (EGM) venue operators relating to the optimum design of transaction history statement features within an EGM pre-commitment system in order to increase consumer protection and reduce harm.