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Australian Centre for Child Protection

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    Centre calls for greater vigilance in response to recent case of alleged child sexual abuse

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

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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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    Centre celebrates 2014 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day

    The Centre is proud to participate in and celebrate 2014 Children's Day - Kids in Culture: Strong, Proud, Resilient on 4 August.

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    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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    Centre supports responsible reporting through Journalism prize

    Centre staff proudly presented Letitia Custance with the Australian Centre for Child Protection Student Journalism Prize. CIL Prize Presentation Night, Thursday 19 June 2014.

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    Policy solutions

    The Centre offers a unique, tailored service to those responsible for the formulation of policy in the arena of child protection

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    Centre's research on foster care deemed to be of "major importance"

    Olivia Octoman and Dr Sara McLean's article is identified by Psychology Progress as being of major importance and special interest to the progress of the substance abuse field.

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    Deputy Director leads research for the Royal Commission

    Deputy Director Leah Bromfield heads up the research program of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as Professorial Fellow.

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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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