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This article from ABC News explores the disproportionate representation of Indigenous children and young people in Victoria's residential care facilities.
This article evaluates a pilot project in 2016 aiming to improve health care access for children in out-of-home care (OOHC) in Victoria, Australia and identifies significant systems issues.
This brief radio segment from ABC Radio News describes a promising program to reunite children and their parents that will be implemented in South Australia.
"Allysha was informally adopted from The Philippines when she was born," says this article from SBS News. "Now, at 12 years of age, she risks deportation when her student visa expires next month."
This paper introduces the Charter of Lifelong Rights in Childhood Recordkeeping in Out-of-Home Care, centred on the critical, lifelong and diverse information and recordkeeping needs of Australian and Indigenous Australian children and adults who are experiencing, or have experienced Out-of-Home Care.
This paper presents the findings from an in-depth study exploring the educational experiences and self-determined educational successes of young people who spent time in foster care in New Zealand.
This paper explores the impact of the Power to Kids: Respecting Sexual Safety programme, which involved capacity‐building workers to have ‘brave conversations’ with children and young people in residential care.
For young people in Western Australia, State-funded out-of-home care ends once those in care, as it does in most states and territories in Australia, according to this article. However, "there are currently 14 young people in care in WA engaged in a trial that continues support until they turn 21."
This policy analysis examines the impact of COVID-19 policy guidance on the role of workers who provide outreach to transition-age care leavers.
"Victorian Minister for Child Protection Luke Donnellan announced $11.6 million for a national first pilot program which empowers Aboriginal-led teams to respond to child protection reports," says this article from the National Indigenous Times.