Indigenous child protection

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Implementation of recommendations from the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: annual progress report 2020

This is the Australian Government’s third annual progress report to show how they have implemented the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Discussion paper

SNAICC options paper on the model for a National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Young People

This paper identifies a number of challenges and recommendations to the establishment of a National Commissioner for First Nations children and young people.
Report

Te Kuku O Te Manawa: Ka puta te riri, ka momori te ngākau, ka heke ngā roimata mo tōku pēpi

The intention of this review is to identify areas for change and recommendations to enable pēpi Māori to remain in the care of their whānau where Reports of Concern have been made to Oranga Tamariki.
Report

The Family Matters report 2020

This year’s Family Matters report is the first to be published following the new National Agreement on Closing the Gap, which was entered into in July 2020. This report focuses on what actions need to be taken to address the over-representation and the outcomes of...
Report

Hearing the voices of Aboriginal people in child welfare

This case studies in this report will inform policymakers and the general public about the challenges facing Aboriginal children and their families in the child protection system.
Report

Keeping families together through COVID-19: the strengthened case for early intervention

The COVID-19 pandemic has created confronting new challenges that will have immediate and lasting impacts. This report makes it clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded an already bleak future for the child protection system.
Journal article

Scenario planning for times of great uncertainty

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the social sector, not least in making planning for future demand extremely challenging. Using scenarios proved a valuable way to understand potential impacts on demand in the Victorian child and family services sector, given the many uncertainties.
Briefing paper

Brief on COVID-19 response and recovery issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families in contact with child protection services

This brief provides an overview of the most common and critical issues identified by SNAICC in its ongoing engagement with services and makes recommendations to address these challenges.
Report

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle Indicators 2018-19: measuring progress

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP) is a framework designed to promote policy and practice that will reduce the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the child protection system. This report brings together the latest state and territory...
Report

Young people under youth justice supervision and in child protection 2018–19

This report presents information on young people under youth justice supervision during 2018–19 who had received child protection services in the 5 years from 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2019.