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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 Aboriginal children in out of home care

    Director Fiona Arney provides expert media commentary on upcoming SA Royal Commission into the safety of at risk children, 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.

    Read our response
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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 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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    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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    Centre staff win Academic Excellence Awards

    Congratulations to Associate Professor Leah Bromfield, Dr Sara McLean and Kate Greenfield for the well-deserved recognition and celebration of their expertise, dedication and hard work at the Centre.

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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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