Children--Institutional care

Report

Version 2 updated 14 March 2019
14 Mar 2019
69

Drawing on biographical narrative interviews with 22 young people, this snapshot presents preliminary findings on young people’s experiences of accessing services after leaving out-of-home care in Australia.

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6 Mar 2019
194

The Victorian government committed to reporting annually on its response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse for five years, until 2022. This is the first annual report.

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22 Jan 2019
64

This chapter reports on the performance of governments in providing child protection, out-of-home care, family support services and intensive family support services.

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14 Dec 2018
126

This report highlights the progress being made across the Australian government to implement the recommendations made in the Royal Commission’s final report presented to the Governor-General in December 2017.

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First progress report - November 2018
16 Nov 2018
30

One year on from the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory’s final report and six months into the reform journey, the Northern Territory government is making progress to improve support and services to families experiencing vulnerability and overhaul...

Commentary

13 Nov 2018
110

Children are already being removed from Indigenous communities at an unprecedented rate. Indigenous children make up 36.9% of children in out-of-home care in Australia, despite being just 3% of the population.

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1 Sep 2018
167

The ACT government is currently conducting a review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the ACT child protection system. This interim report oulines a number of recommendations that have already been made.

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13 Jun 2018
488

In December 2017, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse final report made 409 recommendations. The Australian government is addressing each of these recommendations in partnership with state and territory governments.

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1 Mar 2018
56

This report criticises Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) for the policy of child migration and recommends that all child migrants are financially compensated by HMG through a redress scheme. The report also recommends that organisations involved in implementing the migration programmes offer apologies to child migrants,...

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23 Jan 2018
10

This chapter reports on the performance of governments in providing child protection, out-of-home care, family support services and intensive family support services.

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28 Nov 2017
90

This exploratory research project was designed to better understand the safety of children/young people in care in New Zealand. It looked at the case files of 698 children and young people in care during 2015/16 and found 85 experienced harm.

Journal article

31 Aug 2017
76

Drawing on research commissioned by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, this article presents a rapid review of available evidence on the impacts of institutional abuse on survivors.

Fact sheet

30 Aug 2017
711

Produced in partnership with NAPCAN, this resource provides an overview of prevention of child abuse and neglect, with a focus on primary prevention.

Discussion paper

14 Dec 2016
254

Frontline child protection work is highly stressful, emotionally taxing and, at times, can result in secondary trauma. Additionally, statutory child protection organisations consistently experience high turnover and staff shortages, creating adverse workplace cultures and extra stress for their workforce. Consequently, there is a growing recognition...

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24 Nov 2016
80

This report by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission reviews the state's response to historic claims of abuse and mistreatment suffered while under the care of the State. The terms of reference for the review required the Commission to examine:

New Zealand’s responsibility to...

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18 Nov 2016
6

This research found that almost one-in-three children we assist who are placed in out-of-home care later returns to us for help with criminal charges – often within months of their placement in care.

Guide

14 Nov 2016
81

Practitioners supporting children in out-of-home care are often faced with making difficult decisions about children’s needs. These decisions include where the child will live and how often a child has contact with their family of origin. Children’s attachment needs are one of the factors that...

Literature review

18 Oct 2016
272

The transition from adolescence to adulthood—emerging adulthood—is now recognised as a significant stage in the life cycle in developmental, emotional and social terms. Young people leaving out-of-home care (OOHC) face this transition to adulthood without family support and with significant extra barriers such as poor...

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15 Sep 2016
127

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) is inquiring into how institutions have engaged with and responded to allegations and instances of institutional child sexual abuse. Key to this inquiry is the need to generate an understanding of the...

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8 Sep 2016
47

This New Zealand Cabinet paper is the Government’s response to the recommendations made in the final report of the Confidential Listening and Assistance Service. It provides a consolodated list of the actions taken by agencies to address each of the seven recommendations:

Note this...

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