Child welfare

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Report

Indigenous care leavers in Australia: a national scoping study

This study, based on focus groups and interviews with 53 representatives of government departments, NGOs and Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations across Australia, examined the numbers, needs and outcomes of Indigenous care leavers, and associated program and policy supports.
Report

Great responsibility: report on the 2019 pilot inspection of the Adelaide Youth Training Centre (Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre)

This report represents the culmination of two years of development since the Training Centre Visitor (TCV) role and the Training Centre Visitor Unit commenced in 2017.
Report

Rebalancing the scales

This report documents the experiences of Tasmanian parents and the lawyers who represent them, and legal processes associated with the child safety system. The research examines parents' ability to access legal advice, their participation in decision-making processes and to what extent these processes implement the...
Report

Expenditure on children in the Northern Territory: study report

This report looks at how the safety and wellbeing of children in the Northern Territory can be improved. The focus is on how the Commonwealth and Northern Territory Governments can work better together to fund services.
Evaluation

Relationship-based practice and service system expertise to support young people transitioning from out-of-home care in Victoria

This is the final report of the evaluation of the Salvation Army Westcare Continuing Care Program, which was based in Melbourne’s Western Metropolitan Region from 2013-19. The program aimed to provide relationship-based support to assist the planning, preparation and support needs of young people during...
Guide

Working together to keep children and families safe

This practice paper focuses on improving cross-sectoral relationships between child protection and child and family welfare practitioners, who are often required to work together to keep children and families safe. This paper aims to build practitioners' collaborative competence.
Submission

Alliance submission to Commission for Children and Young People's Our Youth, Our Way inquiry

Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People's Alliance's submission to Commission for Children and Young People’s Our Youth, Our Way Inquiry, finding solutions to the critical overrepresentation of Aboriginal children and young people in the criminal justice system.
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child placement principle Western Australia 2019

This report reviews the progress of the Western Australian (WA) Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child placement principle Victoria 2019

This report reviews the progress of the Victorian (VIC) Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle Tasmania 2019

This report reviews the progress of the Tasmanian (TAS) Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).