Tag Archives: Children

AIHW releases child protection report

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), has released the report, Child protection Australia 2014-2015 (PDF 2.3MB). The report, “contains comprehensive information on state and territory child protection and support services in 2014-15, and on the characteristics of Australian … Continue reading

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ANAO report examines early intervention services for children with disability

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) have released the report, Early intervention services for children with disability (PDF 1.7MB). The objective of the audit was to was to, “assess the effectiveness of the Department of Social Services’ administration of early … Continue reading

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New Zealand Treasury releases latest analytical paper

The New Zealand Treasury have released the third analytical paper, Characteristics of children at greater risk of poor outcomes as adults (PDF 500kb). The paper, “summarises the main findings of an analysis of integrated administrative data that describes the characteristics … Continue reading

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US report examines access to technology for low income families

The report, Opportunity for all? technology and learning in low income families (PDF 650kb), presents the findings of a survey which examined inequalities of lower-income children and families in relation to Internet access and use of technology.

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Discussion paper released on services for child victims of crime

The South Australian organisation, Victim Support Service have released the discussion paper, Services for child victims of crime (PDF 2.1MB). The paper discusses a number of proposals identified at the, Improving Justice and Support for Child and Adolescent Victims of … Continue reading

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WA Government releases report reviewing the implementation of recommendations from earlier report on mental health and wellbeing children and young people

The report, Our children can’t wait : review of the implementation of recommendations of the 2011 Report of the Inquiry into the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in WA (PDF 2MB) has been published by the … Continue reading

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Independent UK report examines care and support for children with disabilities

The True Colours Trust in the United Kingdom recently commissioned Demos to produce the report, Life to the full : care and support in the UK for disabled children and children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions (PDF 1.6MB). The report … Continue reading

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Victorian Government report examines residential care services for children and youth

The Victorian Commission for Children and Young people have released the report, “…as a good parent would…” : inquiry into the adequacy of the provision of residential care services to Victorian children and young people who have been subject to … Continue reading

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Western Australian report documents views of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth to improve policy and service delivery

The Western Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People has released the report, “”Listen to us” : using the views of WA and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people to improve policy and service delivery.” (PDF 6MB). … Continue reading

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New Zealand Treasury publishes summary report on request for information to improve results for vulnerable children and families

The New Zealand Treasury has published the, Summary report of the Request for Information : How can government improve results for our most vulnerable (at-risk) children and their families? (PDF 1.3MB). “The Request for Information focused on: -Effective ways of … Continue reading

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