Indigenous families

The science of healing

Short article— 9 April 2013

While the concept of healing trauma experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander young people has gained impetus, and the need to address intergenerational trauma is increasingly being acknowledged, the task of improving the wellbeing of those affected is complex and challenging. It requires time, resources and commitment.

Making paternity leave work: Context, policy and practice

Short article— 11 February 2013

This webinar, jointly presented by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and the CFCA information exchange in February 2013, covered Australia's family leave policy history, the social context, family models in Australia and a review of international paternity leave policies and practices. 

Ethics and research into violence against children

Short article— 24 January 2013

The consequences and magnitude of violence against children cannot be fully understood without quality research. Yet research on violence is sensitive - and particularly so when it involves child participation.

Resources and information on child sexual abuse

Short article— 22 January 2013

On Monday 12th November 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced she would recommend to the Governor General to establish a Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia.

Keeping Australian children safe: What works?

Short article— 31 July 2012

The National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009-2020 is a substantial investment in protecting Australia's children from child abuse and neglect.

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