Children and young people

Alternate Term Label:
Children and youth
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Report

Child wellbeing after parental separation

This research summary highlights some key findings from a range of studies dealing with the experiences of separated families, children's needs in the context of the family law system, and the impact of domestic and family violence on parenting.
Report

More than isolated: the experience of children and young people with disability and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) devised a survey to capture the impact of COVID-19 on children and young people and their families and identify unmet needs for resources and information. This report sets out the key findings of the survey, identifying areas...
Working paper

Use of health services among children at risk of social‑emotional problems

The paper examines patterns of health and support service use among Australian children, especially among those at elevated risk of experiencing poor social-emotional wellbeing and psychological adjustment.
Report

Drawing the future: exploring the career aspirations of New Zealand children

This report presents findings from Drawing the Future, a research project that explores children’s career aspirations and the influences that shape them.
Strategy

Framework to reduce criminalisation of young people in residential care

This framework aims to reduce the unnecessary and inappropriate contact of young people in residential care with the criminal justice system. The framework establishes a commitment across state government departments, Victoria Police and residential care service providers.
Discussion paper

Gambling on games: how video games expose children to gambling

The presence of gambling and gambling technologies in video games is widespread, pernicious and often hidden. This report identifies four different categories of gambling– gaming crossover, each of which poses different risks and may need to be addressed in different ways: immersive and addictive technologies...
Submission

Pre-budget submission, NSW Government 2020-21

In preparing this pre-budget submission, Uniting has drawn on their expertise and experience in delivering the social justice, community services and chaplaincy work of the NSW and ACT Synod of the Uniting Church. They identify key priorities for government investment to support disadvantaged people and...
Report

Growing up in Australia: the longitudinal study of Australian children

Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) is Australia’s first nationally representative longitudinal study of child development. LSAC provides valuable data about children, their families and their wider environments, and enables researchers and policy makers to have a comprehensive understanding of...
Report

The views of children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW: Results from the 2018 NSW out-of-home care and residential care surveys

During 2018, the NSW Department of Communities of Justice (DCJ), formerly Family and Community Services or FACS, conducted two state-wide surveys about the experiences of children and young people in out-of-home care (OOHC). This report presents an overview of results from these surveys.
Briefing paper

NSW children and young people in out-of-home care in 2018: a summary of their views and experiences

This FACSIAR Evidence to Action Note presents summary results from two state-wide surveys conducted in 2018 by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) (formerly Family and Community Services or FACS).