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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

Research:

  • Report follows extensive consultation on options for regulating child safe standards. NSW OCG:More
  • 2018 Insights Report: Welfare is the largest component of future support costs (56%). Their Futures Matter:More
  • Fathers’ work and family conflicts affect children's mental health. AIFS:More
  • Pathways of younger people entering residential aged care examined. AIHW:More
  • Safety by Design creating safer online environments. eSafety Commissioner:More

In March 2019 CREATE launched its new report, Out-of-Home Care in Australia: Children and Young People’s Views After 5 Years of National Standards.  Last year CREATE conducted the largest ever independent survey of children and young people with a care experience in Australia, surveying 1275 children and young people with a care experience about their experiences in the out-of-home care system.   

Research:

  • Sacred Heart Mission staff shares what government needs to know about homelessness.ProBono: More
  • Mapping project highlights challenges & health impacts of siblings of people with disability. AIFS: More
  • Building resilience in vulnerable young people to combat youth suicide. NITV: More
  • Lived experience advice to teens and adults with FASD. NOFASD Australia: More
  • Intervention to make GPs more accessible to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander patients. RACGP: More
  • Almost 40% of VIC young people living in out-of-home care don’t have a current caseworker. SMH: More
  • The importance of building executive function skills in child development. CDC/ Harvard: More
  • Doco explores how a ghost story became an exploration of the impact of childhood trauma. ProBono: More
  • Federal election call for commitments to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children. Family Matters: More
  • Are you working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their families? Increase your awareness and understanding of intergenerational trauma. Fact sheet by Prof Helen Milroy. More

Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ) established a First Nations Advisory Committee in 2018 to lead the ongoing development of LAQ’s capability in providing best practice legal services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

    69,200

    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.