This article investigates why Indigenous boys’ programs receiving significantly higher funding than programs for Indigenous girls.
The ANAO conducted separate audits of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Children and Schooling program and the Safety and Wellbeing program, the findings and conclusions of which are presented in this report. The objective of the audits was to assess the effectiveness of the Department...
Indigenous children are leaving out-of-home care to uncertain futures. This is the support they need
Little is known about the experiences of Indigenous children in out-of-home care, or the effectiveness of existing services to support their transition to adulthood.
Strengths-based approaches for quantitative data analysis: a case study using the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children
This paper describes and empirically evaluates a set of strategies to support strengths-based quantitative analysis relating to Indigenous health and wellbeing.
Improving the engagement of Aboriginal families with maternal and child health services: a new model of care
The purpose of this paper is to outline the Early Assessment Referral Links (EARL) concept that was trialled in the Glenelg Shire in Victoria, Australia (2009–2014) to improve the engagement of Aboriginal families in maternal and child health (MCH) services.
This report presents the findings of an investigation into the safety and quality of health services at Bamaga Hospital, Queensland, following the death of of a six-year-old Torres Strait Islander boy from Bamaga, Queensland.
This strategy document identifies ways to strengthen the Aboriginal workforce as part of the government’s commitment to achieve better outcomes for Aboriginal children and families.
This framework supports the development and wellbeing of South Australians from birth to 18 years. It adopts a long-term focus to track and improve the outcomes of all children and young people.
Hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern Territory
This report presents information on hearing health outreach services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory.
Submission to the Western Australian Standing Committee on Legislation’s Inquiry into the Children and Community Services Amendment Bill 2019 (WA)
First Nations organisations SNAICC and Noongar Family Safety and Wellbeing Council (NFSWC) express high concerns that the Children and Community Services Amendment Bill (WA) in its current form, falls well short of what is needed to protect the rights of, and improve outcomes for First...