Oceania

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Oceania. Browse these resources by country or category.

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.

RNZ6 Mar 2017

New law requires a court order before children can removed from the Solomon Islands for adoption.

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.

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.

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.

Better Care Network28 Oct 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Better Care Network21 Oct 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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.  

waateanews.com27 Sep 2016

News article from waateanews.com discussing how New Zealand's child protection policies fail to protect Maori heritage.

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