Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
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A glossary of common terms used within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
Summary of how transport and disadvantage intersect and why some groups are especially vulnerable to transport disadvantage.
Information on social inclusion and social exclusion and how this impacts upon children and families in Australia.
This Resource Sheet briefly summarises a number of influential recent approaches to conceptualising and measuring disadvantage.
What role can child and family services play in enhancing opportunities for parents and families : Exploring the concepts of social exclusion and social inclusion
Provides ideas about how social inclusion can be used to plan and deliver child and family services in ways that enhance opportunities for families.
A summary of research on social inclusion and the relevance of the concept and its application to family support services.
Summarises lessons learned from services that are working effectively to reduce Indigenous disadvantage in Australia.