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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.
This report, prepared for the Australian Federal Police National Missing Persons Coordination Centre, sets out a national picture of children and young people reported missing in Australia.
In this How We Care series, Family for Every Child presents the programming of three CSOs on how they are supporting kin carers and the vulnerable children in their care, in their respective regions.
This report presents child protection data from March to September 2020 (covering the ‘first wave’ of COVID-19 restrictions for Australia, and part of the ‘second wave’ of restrictions for Victoria) with comparisons to the same period in 2019.