Since 1945, more than 700 000 refugees and displaced persons, survivors of conflicts in over 60 countries, have resettled in Australia. Every general practitioner (GP) will have patients who have had refugee-like experiences.
The Conversation series on Child Protection in Australia includes the following articles:
Beyond the bubble wrap: Understanding parents’ fears in allowing their children to play and travel independently, contains the preliminary findings of this research, which suggests that children’s independence was related to parental concerns about safety in general and harm from strangers in...
This research paper, Domestic, family and sexual violence in Australia: an overview of the issues, updates several previous Parliamentary Library publications on the levels of violence experienced by women in Australia.
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Peeling back the layers: kinship care in Victoria is a research report published by Baptcare in partnership with OzChild and Anchor that examines the complexities of statutory kinship placements in Victoria.
Changes occurring in family life over the last few decades, such as the progressive increase in the number of mothers in the workforce, have changed the way Australian families function.
This paper is based on Views of Adolescents in Separated Families: A Study of Adolescents' Experiences After the 2006 Reforms to the Family Law System(PDF 6.2 MB) (link is external)
In this article Jamie Lee describes learnings from a Universal Mental Health Screening project at Relationships Australia (SA).
A new website, This FIFO Life, has been developed by the Mental Illness Fellowship of Western Australia (MIFWA) to highlight the challenges of the FIFO lifestyle and the strengths and resilience of FIFO workers and their families.
According to a media statement by the Government of Western...