Indigenous child protection

NARROWER TERMS:
Position paper

SNAICC position on COVID-19 recovery reforms to strengthen early years supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

SNAICC provided a submission to the Federal Government based on consultation with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early years network about the impacts of COVID-19 on First Nations children, families and services.
Strategy

Changing tracks: an action plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families 2020-2022

This action plan focuses on the changes needed to eliminate the disproportionate representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the child protection system and to close the gap in life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Submission

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council submission to the Healing Foundation

This submission outlines the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council's recommendations to the Queensland Government's development of a statewide Healing Strategy.
Case study

Service intergration for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood development: a multiple case study from New South Wales and Queensland

This report looks at the fundamental elements to successful integrated service systems for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and early years services.
Report

Service integration for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood development: final report

This First 1000 Days Australia report confirms that service integration has enabled the two partner organisations to meet a broad range of needs for Aboriginal children and families, and to provide holistic and coordinated care.
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.
Guide

Using collective impact to see strong communities, strong culture and stronger children

This toolkit aims to encourage local initiatives that improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Report

‘Crossover kids’: vulnerable children in the youth justice system

The Sentencing Advisory Council has released this second report on ‘crossover kids’, children who have had contact with both the child protection system and the youth justice system. The report finds that the vast majority of children were known to child protection before they committed...
Report

Child protection Australia 2018–19

This report presents statistics on state and territory child protection and family support services, and selected characteristics of children receiving these services. This includes statistics for 2018–19, and trends over the 5-year period from 2014–15 to 2018–19.
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...