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COVID-19 impacts on individuals, families and service delivery

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is conducting the 2020 National Education Survey on the educational needs of children and young people with disability, directly from children and young people and their carers. This year the survey will also consider the impact of COVID-19 on education. The survey is strictly confidential and collects no identifying information. Take the survey.

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) are conducting a 5-minute survey of child, family and community welfare professionals on service delivery needs during COVID-19. The survey aims to understand evidence, information and resource needs during COVID-19, and how CFCA and Expert Panel can assist in meeting these needs. The survey will close Wednesday, 3rd June. Take the survey.

For parents, carers and families, the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is conducting the Life During COVID-19 survey to understand how Australians are coping with and adjusting to the Coronavirus pandemic. Responses are invited from every person in every type of Australian family, over the age of 18. Take the survey.

The Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre has created a short, anonymous online survey to measure gender-based violence and help-seeking behaviours during the COVID-19 crisis. The researchers are interested in how frontline workers providing support for women experiencing violence are adapting services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Take the survey.

Curtin University and Women’s Services Network (WESNET) are conducting a survey of practitioners on how they see technology being used in domestic and family violence. The survey is open to practitioners from organisations focused on supporting women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence. Take the survey.

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