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Karleen Gwinner - Children and Youth Services Review13 Apr 2017

The objective of this paper is to scope the context of the problem of children going missing from out-of-home care in Australia and to distinguish what has been and needs to be researched. 

Susan Collings, Rebekah Grace, Gwynnyth Llewellyn - Journal in Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities11 Apr 2017

This paper presents a study in which seven children aged 7–11 years whose mother have intellectual disabilities took part in semi-structured interviews to explore their experiences with social support services and formal supports.

Kara Vickery, Jessica Marszalek, The Courier-Mail15 Mar 2017

Article from The Courier Mail reports that foster families are carrying the heaviest burden in taking care of children in need of care.

Sandra Laville -- The Guardian27 Feb 2017

David Hill wants to shed a light on the abuse perpetrated against child migrants who entered Australia from 1947 to the 1970s.

Sara Everingham - ABC13 Feb 2017

This article from Sara Everingham reports Northern Territory Government is failing in its obligation toward indigenous children who are placed in care by failing to prioritize placement with indigenous population.

BBC6 Feb 2017

In examining institutional sex abuse, Australia’s Royal Commission found that seven-percent of the nation’s priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010.

Simon Rice, Sue Cotton, Kristen Moeller-Saxone, Cathrine Mihalopoulus, Anne Magnus, Carol Harvey, Cathy Humphreys, Stephen Halperin, Angela Scheppokat, Patrick McGorry, Helen Herrman - Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry1 Jan 2017

The objective of this study was to undertake the first systematic census of background, care type and placement stability characteristics of young people living in the out-of-home care sector in Australia. 

Hazel Blunden, Elizabeth Fernandez, Jung-Sook Lee, Szilvia Kovacs - UNSW Australia1 Dec 2016

This report documents the life experiences of care leavers in Australia.  

Gail Burke - ABC News Australia2 Nov 2016

New law allows same-sex couples in Queensland, Australia to adopt.

Avani Dias and Xavier La Canna -- ABC13 Oct 2016

This article from ABC discusses how the child protection system in the northern territory of Australia is more focused on punishing parents than protecting children.