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Australian Centre for Child Protection

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    SURVEY: How do children's behaviours affect carers?

      If you are a foster carer and want to do this survey

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    Centre provides expert comment on the recent case of alleged institutional child sexual abuse

    Leading child protection expert and Deputy Director of the Centre, A/Prof Leah Bromfield comments on recent allegations.

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    You're invited! National Child Protection Week Annual Forum

    The Centre invites you to attend the NCPW annual forum, titled 'New findings from child protection'. Tuesday 9 September 2014.

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    Centre provides expert comment on Aboriginal children in out of home care

    Director Fiona Arney provides expert media commentary on the upcoming South Australian Royal Commission into child sex abuse, stating it requires a focus on Aboriginal children

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    Centre leaders respond to the proposed SA Royal Commission into the Safety of At Risk Children

    The Centre has provided the Minister a Response to the Terms of Reference for proposed South Australian Royal Commission.

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    Centre applauds the announcement of the Senate inquiry into children in out-of-home care

    We address the widespread failings of Australian out-of-home care systems, and provide evidence and expertise to support new solutions and quality improvement in this area.

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  • Winangay's Aunt Sue Blacklock with Centre's Prof Fiona Arney

    View our 2014 ACWA Presentation

    'Transforming evidence and practice to promote connection for Aboriginal children, their families and communities', Aunt Sue Blacklock, Prof Fiona Arney, Karen Menzies, Gillian Bonser & Paula Hayden.

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    Learn more about us

    Hear from our Director about the Centre's exciting future directions, meet our team, hear from our supporters and partners, and explore our services.

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Driving innovation in child protection policy and practice

The Australian Centre for Child Protection is dedicated to research that focuses on practical tools and techniques that benefit front-line staff in child and family protective services so that they can truly help children and families.

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