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Save the Children highlights ‘shocking’ abuses facing kids in Somalia

Luke Michael, Friday, 9th August 2019 -  Children in Somalia suffer from one of the highest rates of abduction, recruitment, and conflict-related sexual violence in the world, analysis from Save the Children reveals.

Lead the way towards wellbeing

Contributor, Thursday, 1st August 2019 -  MacKillop Family Services is hosting a two-day conference as part of its commitment to support children, young people and families to heal from adversity.  In March this year, in

Case Study: Assessing the impact of an impact investment

Geoff Mulgan, Wednesday, 10th July 2019 -  Can tutors help children improve their maths? The Nesta Impact Investment team supported Third Space Learning to undertake a randomised controlled trial and process evaluation

Victorian mental health system not responding to kids’ needs

Luke Michael, Thursday, 6th June 2019 -  Children as young as 13 are being treated in adult mental health facilities with some kept for months longer than necessary, an independent review has found. The Victorian Auditor-General

Inclusive education high in the NSW election agenda, but future of students with disabilities still unclear

Cecile Sullivan Elder, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  We need systemic reform to move from the parallel systems we have now to an education system that is inclusive of all children, writes Cecile Sullivan Elder, executive officer of Family

Sector Coordination Key to Getting Kids Off Nauru

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st August 2018 -  An ambassador for the newly launched #KidsOffNauru campaign says cooperation within all parts of the social sector is “critical” to successfully removing the remaining children

New Family Foundation Pledges $7M to Charities

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 26th June 2018 -  Australian equipment hire business Kennards Hire has launched a new foundation, pledging to donate $7 million to charities over the next five years. The foundation, launched at

New Toolkit Shows NFPs How to Create a Child Safe Organisation

Wendy Williams, Monday, 23rd April 2018 -  A new toolkit has been launched in the wake of the royal commission to help not-for-profit organisations understand the practical steps they can take to provide safe places for children.

New Report Renews Calls to Raise Welfare Payments

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  A new study has found the estimated costs of raising children in Australia have risen substantially over the past two decades, leading to renewed calls for an increase in Newstart

Report Finds One in Five Australian Kids Going Hungry

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th April 2018 -  Australia’s largest food relief organisation has called for urgent action to address food insecurity, after a report found more than one in five children have gone hungry

Making the Future Safer for Our Children

Contributor, Thursday, 8th February 2018 -  All organisations and institutions working with children must understand what the Royal Commission means for them to ensure Australian children are never abused again, says Child

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Shining a Light on Australia’s Public Education System

Lina Caneva, Monday, 2nd October 2017 -  A passion for looking at policy issues through a social justice lens and a desire to shine a light on the great work of the public education system has led David Hetherington to take on
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