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School exclusions and adopted children

Adoption UK has published a report on findings from a survey of adoptive parents in the United Kingdom asking about their children’s experiences in school with a particular focus on exclusions. Findings from 2,084 survey responses, each relating to one individual adopted child include 23% of children had received a fixed period exclusion and 14.5% of these had been excluded more than 10 times in their school career; and compared to national statistics from the Department for Education and devolved governments, adopted children are over-represented in exclusions statistics in all nations.

Anti-Poverty Week 2022

Anti-Poverty Week 2022 has seen the release of numerous publications reporting on poverty in Australia and its impact. Take the…

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A path forward for anti-discrimination law in Queensland

The final report and recommendations of the QHRC’s Review of Queensland’s Anti-Discrimination Act were tabled in state parliament on 1st…

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Report into institutional child sexual abuse reforms

On Friday, 8th April 2022, the Queensland Government tabled its fourth annual report into the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual…

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Invitation to a special conversation on enhancing national recognition for kinship care

Dear colleagues I am pleased to share with you today that some further spots have become available for a special PeakCare…

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Increase announced to Queensland 2024-25 indexation rate to 3.94%

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Release of the latest research on supporting staff wellbeing in our sector

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