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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

May 2018 Publications and Resources


$12M project to catalyse social change on a national scale. Centre for Social Impact: More

Supervision of teenage behaviour. Generation Next: More

Website connects suicide prevention services, programs to each other and the community. Life in Mind: More

Research shows exercise helps protect against depression regardless of demographic. ALM: More

Peer to Peer project connects parents, carers with trained volunteers who have experience of NDIS: More

In Conversation with Professor Pat Dodson. Reconciliation Australia: More

The Impact of Poverty - interview with Steve Zubrick. CoLab: More

Monthly update on activities of the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia. FECCA: More

Funding Opportunities:

Applications close 11 May for the Australian Mental Health Leaders Fellowship. NMHC: More

Applications open for PhD Scholarship in Management – ‘Work of Social Care’. RMIT: More

2018 Community Grants to protect or enhance the lives of people, animals or the planet. AE: More

QLD: Funding for NFP orgs to provide services & leisure activities for communities. QLD Govt: More

VIC: CBP Program aims to build knowledge & skills of multicultural communities.VMC: More

Indigenous Languages and Arts program. Applications close 14 May. Australian Government: More

Applications open for a Fund Administrator with expertise in the Aust. social impact investing market. DSS: More

Funding individuals to make a positive impact. AMP Tomorrow Fund grant: More


Consultation, 4th Action Plan, National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women & their Children. AWAVA: More

Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia by 11 May. More

Consultation on Integrated Carer Support Service: Regional Delivery Model closes 11 May. DSS: More

Inquiry into Local Adoption, submissions close 15 May. APH: More

National Children's Commissioner invites your input on child rights in Australia by 23 May. AHRC: More

LSAC seeks input: young people’s social, economic, cultural environments re wellbeing. AIFS: More

QLD Mental Health Commission’s survey to explore stakeholder views closes 1 Jun. QMHC: More


Get your free copy of the NAIDOC poster. More

Ideas for driving reconciliation in schools and early learning services. Narragunnawali: More

A guide to understanding the words & abbreviations on child welfare records. Find&Connect: More

Video: Teaching kids gratitude. Child Trends: More

Video: Australian Media Law and Policy: In Search of an Evidence-based Approach. GenNext: More

Online learning for rural doctors on family and domestic violence. ACRRM: More

Domestic violence safety assessment tool. NSW Government: More


Christa Maciver, C. (2018). Lifting the lid on hidden homelessness: a new analysis. Justlife Foundation.

Cocks, Jessica. (2018). Family Inclusion Initiatives in Child Welfare, Churchill Fellowship Report.

Lovell, N. and Bibby, J. (2018). What makes us healthy?An introduction to the social determinants of health. The Health Foundation.

Webster, A., Anderson, R., & Barr, M. (2017). Growing up unequal: How sex and gender impact young women’s health and wellbeing. (Women’s health issues paper No. 12). Melbourne: Women’s Health Victoria.

World Bank Group. (2018). Women, Business and the Law 2018. Washington, DC: World Bank. License: Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0 IGO.

Conferences, Events and Training:

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  • Child Protection Environment


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


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