Cathryn Hunter

Cathryn Hunter

Research Fellow, Co-Manager, CFCA Information Exchange
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BA Soc Sc (Psychology) (Swinburne) (Hon)

Cathryn is a Research Fellow and Co-Manager of the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange researching across the areas family relationships, parenting, child protection and program evaluation.  Recent projects have included the creation of the Protecting Australia’s Children Research and Evaluation Register (2011-2015) and The playgroups project: Building the evidence base, a project that involved the research team working closely with the playgroup, government and research sectors to create a suite of resources that could support policy-makers and service providers to effectively develop, implement and evaluate high quality supported and community playgroups.  

Cathryn is a member of the Research Advisory Committee for the Third Action Plan of the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s children.