Children, Aboriginal Australian

Commentary

29 Mar 2019
19

Poverty and social exclusion play a big role in Indigenous child suicide. The causes are complex, but we know enough to act now to reduce the number of deaths in our communities.

Report

The predicted human and financial costs of rheumatic heart disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2016-2031
14 Dec 2018
49

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have some of the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the world. This report outlines the trajectory of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and RHD in Australia until 2031, assuming only the current levels of funding and attention...

Report

10 Dec 2018
2

This report presents updated information on ear and hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people aged under 21 in the Northern Territory, between July 2012 and December 2017. These services were funded by the Australian government and delivered...

Report

Measuring trends to turn the tide on the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care in Australia
27 Nov 2018
152

Fewer than half of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are placed with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers, following a steep decline over the last 10 years. This places Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are removed from their families at serious risk...

Report

First progress report - November 2018
16 Nov 2018
31

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...

Report

Australia’s NGO coalition report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
1 Nov 2018
235

In this integrated report, the views of children and young people across Australia sit in close association with the contributions of 93 non-government organisations (NGOs) and subject matter experts committed to improving the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights of all children and young...

Report

A cultural framework for addressing child sexual abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
22 Oct 2018
311

This paper sets out a culturally-based practice framework for understanding and responding to child sexual abuse. The framework is designed to create and restore safety and healing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities.

Report

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.

Report

29 Aug 2018
289

The Ngaga-dji project voices the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Victoria’s youth justice system.

Evaluation

Evaluation of the Remote School Attendance Strategy
30 Apr 2018
289

The broad goals of this report are to gain a better understanding of parents’ and carers’ behavioural motivation in relation to education, and to what extent attitudes and beliefs impact on school attendance in remote Indigenous Communities.

Strategy

20 Apr 2018
12

This plan will shape decision-making about children's services in the NT. The strategy document sets out the principles, and the implementation plan sets in motion the actions to be undertaken in the first four years.

Video

Early Intervention Research Directorate - Positive Future’s research collaboration
11 Apr 2018
9

Associate Professor Alwin Chong, Director of the Positive Futures Research Collaboration at the University of South Australia, spoke about their role in providing cultural leadership across EIRD, which was badged as the Aboriginal Research Engagement and Communication Strategy.

Transcript

Sambell Oration 2018
11 Apr 2018
69

Education and skills open the door to a good life in Australia. But a sizeable gap persists in school participation and attainment between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. What strategies will spread opportunity and improve outcomes?

In a compelling address, delivered as the 2018 Sambell...

Report

28 Mar 2018
144

The purpose of the research is to evaluate the implementation of the expansion measure and the extent to which the expansion is contributing to the achievement of its objective to encourage positive outcomes for an additional 3,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys.

Commentary

20 Mar 2018
57

The removal of Aboriginal children from their homes – and where to place them – is complex and fraught process, and not fodder for politics or morning television. Jacynta Krakouer and Sarah Wise explain.

Report

14 Mar 2018
19

This report examines what the 2016 Australian Census of Population and Housing can tell us about preschool participation among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian population.

Commentary

9 Mar 2018
73

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reveals grim details about the prevalence of child abuse in Australia. But crucial national data on abuse in out-of-home care remains elusive.

Report

26 Feb 2018
1315

ARACY has released their third Report Card, updating previous editions released in 2013 and 2008. It uses the latest available data, from a range of sources, across a range of indicators.

Journal article

13 Feb 2018
458

This study, in a representative sample of young people in detention in Western Australia, has documented a high prevalence of FASD and severe neurodevelopmental impairment, the majority of which had not been previously identified.

Journal article

9 Feb 2018
132

This article assesses the delivery of social and emotional wellbeing services to the families of young (3–11 months) and older (12–59 months) Indigenous children attending primary care centers.

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