Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
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This resource explores how an understanding of abuse and neglect of children with disability can assist in establishing child-safe organisations.
This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
Issues for the safety and wellbeing of children in families with multiple and complex problems: The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
Produced by the National Child Protection Clearinghouse
Improving outcomes for children living in families with parental substance misuse: What do we know and what should we do
An overview of the research literature on the outcomes of children raised in families with multiple problems including parental substance misuse.
Explores the relationship between housing affordability, housing stress, and mental health and wellbeing.