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Final consultation report on child protection legislative reform released

The Queensland government has released Rethinking rights and regulation: towards a stronger framework for protecting children and supporting families Consultation…

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Six safeguarding principles for protecting children in residential care and youth justice

Safeguarding young people in residential out-of-home care (OOHC) and youth justice from harm is an important role for all staff…

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The Future of Healing: Shifting from trauma-informed care to healing centred engagement

Dr Shawn Ginwright is Associate Professor of Education and African American Studies at San Francisco State University. Dr Ginwright argues…

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Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture (by Equity in the Centre)

Equity in the Centre is a project of ProInspire, a United States-based organisation, dedicated to activating leaders at all levels…

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Leading the way – evidence that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are In Good Hands

Oxfam Australia’s recent In Good Hands report documents compelling evidence that when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations are empowered…

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Can the Family Foundations program improve parenting capacity and contribute to improved child outcomes?

Family Foundations is an early intervention therapeutic program for families who are dealing with complex parenting needs and have young…

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Overlap between child protection and youth justice

On Tuesday, 15th October the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), an Australian Government agency who works with state and…

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Overlap between child protection and youth justice

Young people in child protection and under youth justice supervision 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2018 is based on…

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Equity in higher education – still a long way to go

This week’s In the Read explores the issue of equity in higher education, and in particular highlights research around the challenges facing young…

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