Care leavers


Carers' strategy action plan 2019-2023

The latest Carers’ Strategy Action Plan is focused on improving the wellbeing of the one in 10 New Zealanders who care for a loved one with a disability, health condition, illness or injury.

Beyond 18: The longitudinal study on leaving care - Wave 3 research report

This is the third and final research report for Beyond 18: The Longitudinal study on Leaving Care and describes the key findings from the third wave.

Indigenous care leavers in Victoria: final report

This report presents the findings of a 14 month exploratory study of Indigenous care leavers in Victoria. The study aimed to examine current leaving care and post-care systems available to Indigenous care leavers, paying particular attention to relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous agencies, and differences...

Out of care, into university: raising higher education access and achievement of care leavers

Around 40,000 children are estimated to require out-of-home care in Australia and this number has risen every year over the past decade (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014a). Young people up to 18 years who are unable to live with their birth families are...