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Childhood injury prevention: strategic directions for coordination in New South Wales

In NSW each year, over 40% of deaths of young people aged between 1 and 17 years are injury-related. There are many more child injuries that do not result in death. Overall, the burden of childhood injury is a significant health, well-being and public policy...
Journal article

Population health and wellbeing: identifying priority areas for Victorian children

In contrast to previous population survey programs nationally and internationally, this study seeks to extract contemporary policy-oriented domains for inclusion in a strategic program of child health data collection, using a stakeholder consultation process to identify key domains and policy information needs. The outcome is...
Discussion paper

Children's perspectives on economic adversity: a review of the literature

This paper reviews nine analyses, all published since 1998, and all of them involving in-depth interviews or groupwork with children aged between 5 and 17. The case studies cover issues including exclusion from activities and peer groups at school and in the community; perceptions of...

The effects of pornography on children and young people: an evidence scan

This research found a growing evidence base showing that adolescents’ use of pornography can negatively influence their knowledge about sex, safe sex practices, gender roles, and could lead them to have unrealistic expectations about sex.
Policy report

Whakapono: end child poverty in Māori whānau. A preliminary report

Reports on the current situation for tamariki Māori (New Zealand Māori children) with particular focus on social and economic conditions.
Journal article

Eczema management in school-aged children

This article describes how eczema manifests in school-aged children, focusing on when to suspect triggers and how to manage these from a general practice perspective, and when to refer the child on to specialist services.
Journal article

Depression in children

This article provides general practitioners with a framework for considering major depressive disorder in a child and recommendations for treatment.

Report of the evaluation of children and youth in conflict with the law project

The CYiCL project is an NZAID funded project being implemented by Save the Children Australia. (SCA) The project was designed in 2005 started implementation in July 2006. It currently has funding up until June 2009. The project has five main objectives covering; crime prevention in...

Progress of the Northern Territory emergency response child health check initiative: Health conditions and referrals

This Progress of the Northern Territory Emergency Response Child Health Check Initiative: Health Conditions and Referrals report describes the number and types of health conditions identified during the Child Health Checks as well as the number and types of referrals made as part of those...
Discussion paper

Australia's children: safe and well

The federal government is developing a national framework for protecting children. This discussion paper canvasses ideas on what should be included. The issues and proposals outlined in this paper are intended as a starting point for discussions over the next three months with key stakeholders...