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Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty - The Guardian7 Dec 2017

The Australian Parliament has published a final report of its Modern Slavery Inquiry, which provides "a detailed blueprint for the creation of a modern slavery act in Australia." 

Parliament of Australia6 Dec 2017

The Australian Parliament has released a Report of it's inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia. This Inquiry Report recommends the inclusion of orphanage trafficking as a form of modern slavery to be included in the Act. 

UNICEF3 Dec 2017

UNICEF is seeking two consultants to collect baseline quantitative and qualitative information on child protection issues and responses in Tuvalu.

UNICEF3 Dec 2017

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Fiji. 

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, the University of Melbourne, Griffith University, and Save the Children Australia29 Nov 2017

Measuring trends to turn the tide on the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care in Australia

Adam Dickes, Jacqueline Kemmis-Riggs, John McAloon - Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review24 Nov 2017

This review aims to systematically review methodological challenges and limitations of interventions designed to help foster carers meet the needs of children, to provide an analysis of the current state of the evidence base for these interventions. 

Jacqueline Kemmis-Riggs, Adam Dickes, John McAloon - Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review20 Nov 2017

This systematic review examines the comparative effectiveness of foster and kinship care interventions.

Michael Garcia Bochenek - Human Rights Watch19 Nov 2017

This dispatch from Human Rights Watch describes the abuses and mistreatment of aboriginal children held in detention centers in northern Australia, highlighting the findings of a royal commission released on Friday. 

Ruby Jones - ABC News7 Nov 2017

Projects Abroad, "One of the biggest 'voluntourism' companies in the world," will be discontinuing its orphanage trips at the end of this year, according to the article. 

Meredith Kiraly and Cathy Humphreys - Children Australia6 Nov 2017

This Opinion Piece traces the rise of statutory kinship care in Australia from the progressive reduction of residential care and the struggle to recruit sufficient foster carers to meet demand for protective care.