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Christina Fernandes, Barbara Blundell, Rebecca J. Moran, Jessica M. Gilbert, Mark Liddiard - Child & Family Social Work,

Drawing on a mixed method study of grandparent carers and service providers located in Western Australia, the authors of this article argue that there are important issues of inequity and injustice associated with being a grandcarer, in particular due to systemic and discursive failures to recognize the complexity and challenges of care provision.

Rebecca Nhep, Better Care Network; Dr Kate van Doore, Law Futures Centre & Griffith Law School,

This study explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions by conducting a qualitative research study comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries.

Family for Every Child,

In this How We Care series webinar, Family for Every Child presented the programming of three CSOs on how they are supporting kin carers and the vulnerable children in their care, in their respective regions.

Meredith Kiraly and Margaret Kertesz - Child & Family Social Work,

An Australian research project explored the experience and support needs of young kinship carers and children in their care through analysis of census data and in‐depth interviews with young kinship carers and children/young people. This article describes the views of 16 young people.

Nicola Atwool - Child & Family Social Work,

For this article, a review of what is currently known about intensive intervention with families where there is risk of a child removal was undertaken to explore the challenges that might arise in New Zealand's bi‐ and multi‐cultural environment.

Reuters,

"New Zealand’s Catholic Church formally apologised on Friday to the survivors of abuse within the church and said its systems and culture must change," says this article from Reuters.

Margaret Paul and Norman Hermant - ABC News,

"A new report has highlighted, for the first time, the disproportionate number of young people in out-of-home-care [in Australia] who are reported as missing nation-wide," says this article from ABC News. 

AIHW,

Adoptions Australia 2019–20, the 30th report in the series, covers the latest data on adoptions of Australia children and children from overseas, and highlights important trends in the number of adoptions dating back to 1995–96.

Lisa Stafford, Jo-anne Harkin, Annie Rolfe, Judith Burton, Christine Morley - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This article presents children’s own meanings and experiences of having a voice, derived from a research collaboration between UnitingCare and Queensland University of Technology.

Jennifer Stoddart, Amy Conley Wright, Margaret Spencer, Sonja van Wichelen - Adoption & Fostering,

This study uses a constructivist approach to analyse narrative interviews with a sample of Taiwanese intercountry adoptees in Australia ranging in age from early to middle adulthood.