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A last resort? : national inquiry into children in immigration detention [summary guide]/

by Australia. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 2004Description: 72 p.Online Access: Electronic Copy Notes: April 2004Availability: Electronic Copy (1)

A last resort? : national inquiry into children in immigration detention /

by Australia. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 2004Description: 925 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Contents: Preface -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Inquiry methodology -- 3. Setting the scene : children in immigration detention -- 4. Australia's human rights obligations -- 5. Mechanisms to protect the human rights of children in immigration detention -- 6. Australia's immigration detention policy and practice -- 7. Refugee status determination for children in immigration detention -- 8. Safety in immigration detention -- 9. Mental health of children in immigration detention -- 10. Physical health of children in immigration detention -- 11. Children with disabilities in immigration detention -- 12. Education for children in immigration detention -- 13. Recreation for children in immigration detention -- 14. Unaccompanied children in immigration detention -- 15. Religion, culture and language for children in immigration detention -- 16. Temporary Protection Visas for children released from immigration detention -- 17. Major findings and recommendations of the Inquiry -- Appendices April 2004Availability: (1)

Aboriginal elders' voices : stories of the "tide of history" : Victorian Indigenous Elders' life stories & oral histories. /

by The Aboriginal Community Elders Service | Harvey, Kate.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Aboriginal Community Elders Service 2003Description: vi, 263 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: These life stories and oral histories of Indigenous elders from south-eastern Australia are an attempt to ensure that both sides of Australia s history are finally heard. They are a compelling reminder that the past is far from irrelevant: we all need to understand how it shapes the contemporary lives and responses of individuals and communities.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Annual report /

by Victoria. Office of the Child Safety Commissioner.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victoria. Office of the Child Safety Commissioner 2006 -Summary: The Office brings together thirty experienced and committed full time and part time staff, who aim to be at the forefront of activity to protect Victoria's children. ; The office is always keen to identify the views of children through consultation at events, forums and workshops for young people, parents, professionals and the broader community.Availability: No items available

Annual report /

by Victoria. Office of the Child Safety Commissioner. Victorian hild Death Review Committee.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victoria. Office of the Child Safety Commissioner 2000 -Summary: The Victorian Child Death Review Committee (VCDRC) is an independent, multidisciplinary ministerial advisory body. ; The VCDRC reviews the deaths of children and young people who were clients of the Victorian Child Protection service at the time of their death or within 12 months of their death. The aim of this review is to identify common themes and comment on service responses to vulnerable children and families, as part of an on-going, reflective learning process. ; The VCDRC does not express an opinion about the factors leading to a child's death nor does it determine culpability. Responsibility for these matters rests with the State Coroner and Victoria Police.Availability: No items available

Characteristics of promising Indigenous out-of-home care programs and services. /

by Higgins, J. R | Australian Institute of Family Studies | Butler, N.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Cover title. "National Child Protection Clearinghouse' -- T.p. verso "This project was conducted as a collaboration between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care".Summary: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to suffer the intergenerational effects of past welfare practices including the forced removal of their children and dislocation from their communities, country and culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people also experience higher levels of poverty and social disadvantage than non-Indigenous Australians. The combined effects of past practices and current disadvantages present Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with extreme challenges in supporting families to ensure children stay safe and are cared for appropriately. ; In booklet 1, Characteristics of promising Indigenous out-of-home care programs and services, common characteristics of the organisations' programs and services that we profiled are outlined. These cover two areas: organisational practice and service delivery.Availability: (1)

Child sexual abuse task force: a report to the government of Western Australia. /

Publisher: Perth, W.A. Dept. of the Premier and Cabinet 1987Description: 185p. Bibliography pp.180-185.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Child Trauma Academy. /

by Child Trauma Academy.

Publisher: 08/04/2004 10:50:12http://www.childtrauma.org/ 2004Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 08/04/2004 10:50:12 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The ChildTrauma Academy is a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas. The mission of the Academy is to help improve the lives of traumatized and maltreated children and their families.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Children in detention . /

by Phillips, Janet | Lorimer, Catherine.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of the Parliamentary Library 2003Description: HTML.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aph.gov.au/library/intguide/SP/Childrendetention.htm' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:21:08 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Comparability of child protection data. /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 1999Description: ix, 86 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography: p.80 AIHW cat. no. CWS no. 9Availability: (1)

Department of Human Services. /

by Victoria. Department of Human Services.

Publisher: 05/25/2004 16:26:54http://dhs.vic.gov.au/ 2004Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 05/25/2004 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Cataloguer's description: The Department of Human Services website. Information on public health, public housing, disability services, juvenile justice, child protection, aged care, problem gambling, tobacco reforms and more.Availability: No items available

Developing a multi-agency pre-referral common assessment approach to the identification of children in need in the community /

by Pithouse, Andy | Ward, Harriet | Batchelor, Claire.

Publisher: 2005Availability: No items available

Educational outcomes of children on guardianship or custody orders : a pilot study. /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/cws/eoocogoco/eoocogoco.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:42:09 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Family & early yearsAvailability: No items available

Engendering social policy. /

by Watson, Sophie (ed.) | Doyal, Lesley (ed.).

Publisher: Buckingham, U.K. Open University Press 1999Description: [vii], 211 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction / Sophie Watson -- 1. The changing worlds of work and families / Hilary Land -- 2. Sex, gender and health : a new approach / Lesley Doyal -- 3. City/genders / Sophie Watson -- 4. 'She's there for me' : caring in a rural community / Imogen Taylor -- 5. Child protection policy and practice : women in the front line / Elaine Farmer and Margaret Boushel -- 6. The criminalization of female poverty / Christina Pantazis -- 7. Domestic violence policy in the 1990s / Gill Hague -- 8. Fatherhood, children and violence : placing the UK in an international context / Marianne Hester and Lynne Harne -- 9. Mainstreaming equality / Teresa Rees -- 10. 'Dangerous and different' : reconstructions of madness in the 1990s and the role of mental health policy / Sarah Payne.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Every child every chance : a good childhood is in everyone's best interests : a strategic framework for Family Services. /

by Victoria. Department of Human Services. Office for Children.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Department of Human Services. Office for Children 2007Description: iv, 92 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Family & early years School to work SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Families and the state : two-way support and responsibilities : an enquiry into the relationship between the state and the family in the upbringing of children. /

by The Commission on Families and the Wellbeing of Children Great Britain).

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2005Description: xxvi, 108 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-96) Family & early yearsAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Families' experiences of services /

by McArthur, Morag | Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic niversity | Thomson, Lorraine | Winkworth, Gail | Butler, Kate.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs 2010Description: iii, 48 p. , tables.Other title: Occasional paper (Australia. Dept. of Families, Housing,.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: "This report documents the experiences of 80 parents on income support regarding their needs, their levels of formal and informal supports and their interactions with services. This qualitative study, undertaken by the Australian Catholic Universitys Institute of Child Protection Studies on behalf of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, was designed to gain a deeper understanding of the experiences of families with complex needs in order to inform more responsive and integrated service delivery."-- Executive summaryAvailability: (1)

For the sake of the children? : children, domestic violence and public policy /

by Murray, Suellen | Powell, Anastasia.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

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