This report examines the association between family, neighbourhood and school level disadvantage and children’s cognitive and social outcomes.
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This report examines the association between childhood poverty and a range of children’s developmental outcomes.
Explores the prevalence of different types of family environments, and the influence of these environments on children's developmental outcomes.
Review of early childhood parenting, education and health intervention programs for Indigenous children and families in Australia
Reviews the research literature on the effectiveness of intervention programs for Indigenous children and their families in early childhood.
The tyrannies of distance and disadvantage: Factors related to children's development in regional and disadvantaged areas of Australia
This research report investigates whether children in regional areas experience a "tyranny of distance" or a "tyranny of disadvantage"
This report highlights some key learnings about human development from the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) - a groundbreaking longitudinal study
Outlines what works, what doesn't, and what further research is needed, illustrated with case studies of promising programs in Australia.
Prepared for the 2012 National Families Week, with this year's theme being "Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn"
Showcases a selection of evidence-based programs from Western Australia and nationally that demonstrate best or promising practice in strengthening th
Tracking children's development over time: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children Outcome Indices, Waves 2 and 3
This paper describes re-development of the outcome indices for Growing Up in Australia, The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, as at Wave 3