Early and middle childhood

Financial support for children after parental separation

Short article— 24 July 2013

Financial support after separation can affect children’s wellbeing across a range of areas, and negotiation of financial arrangements is one of the key tasks for many parents in the post-separation period.

Is it OK to be away? School attendance in the primary school years

Short article— 16 July 2013

Regular school attendance plays a significant role in shaping both school-related and later life outcomes, including reduced levels of unemployment, risk of destructive behaviour, use of addictive substances, welfare dependency and involvement in the justice system.

Piloting a Family Drug Treatment Court program in Victoria

Short article— 4 June 2013

Magistrate Gregory Levine of the Children’s Court of Victoria has recently been engaged in discussions with stakeholders and is working towards securing appropriate funding and resourcing for the establishment of a Pilot Family Drug Treatment Court program in the Children’s Court.

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