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Technical report

Growing up digital Australia: phase 2 technical report

This research explores the perceptions of parents, carers and grandparents about the effects of digital media and technologies on children and youth over time.
Report

Systems Leadership for Child Wellbeing project: stage 1 synthesis report

This collaboration between Every Child and the Australian and New Zealand School of Government aims to drive systems leadership and facilitate better integrated support to, and improved outcomes for, children.
Report

Children and youth reported missing from out-of-home care in Australia

This research was commissioned and funded by the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC), and focuses on the vulnerable group of youth who go missing, predominately from out-of-home care. The research demonstrates that young people living in out-of-home care are at the highest risk of...
Policy report

Stepping up: securing the future of quality preschool in Australia

This report explores preschool policies, enrolment and costs around Australia, finding a patchwork of programs and costs across the country. The report makes the case for immediate action to increase funding and consistency to ensure that all Australia children can access two years of high-quality...
Report

State of the nation 2021

This report looks at five specific areas of social wellbeing and measures outcomes that impact on the wellbeing of the communities, whānau and individuals that the Salvation Army, Te Ope Whakaora, works with.
Position paper

What young people with disability said: the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

This paper focuses on the findings that came out of the NDIS and Housing day of the inaugural National Youth Disability Summit, held in September 2020.
Report

Ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services in NZ

This research explored the underlying mechanisms behind ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services via econometric approaches.
Briefing paper

Count me in: research summary

Participation in sport is an important way to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of young people. However, research by the University of Melbourne shows that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are missing out on the benefits of sport.
Report

Children and technology-facilitated abuse in domestic and family violence situations

This research explores the role technology plays in children's exposure to family and domestic violence. It shows the impacts of technology-facilitated abuse and highlights the range of strategies used for protection and intervention.
Report

Under the radar: harmful industries' digital marketing to Australian children

This report highlights the worrying fact that digital marketing for alcohol, unhealthy food and gambling is reaching children at a very young age, affecting their attitudes, habits, consumption – and health. These consequences could be lifelong, determining the habits they form and the quality of...