How can researchers gather children’s perspectives? What are child friendly methodologies, and what do children think of them?
Early and middle childhood
Family Links Geelong is the first program to offer support to families of adult defendants facing criminal charges anywhere in Australia or overseas.
In some family law matters, courts ask for the assistance of a specially trained lawyer – known as an Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) - to help resolve disputes involving children and to represent the child’s best interests.
Every parent faces the decision to leave his or her child home alone for the first time. For a mature and prepared child, being trusted to stay home alone can be a positive experience, one that fosters independence and a sense of responsibility.
Discusses how high quality Early Childhood Education has been found to lessen the damaging effects of a child's risk burden.
Child abuse and neglect is a social and public health problem, as well as a children's rights issue in Australia.
An overview of the possible effects and adverse consequences of child abuse and neglect for children and adolescents
A review and synthesis of the Australian and international literature on same-sex parented families.
The Australian Early Development Index (AEDI): Results over time, and the work of the Fraser Mustard Centre
This webinar discussed changes in AEDI results over the last three years, and described the work of the newly-established Fraser Mustard Centre.