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An investment in the mental health, wellbeing and education of Victoria’s children and families

Deb Tsorbaris, Friday, 21st May 2021 -  Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, responds to the Victorian state budget. Budget time always brings about feelings of excitement and trepidation,

Recognising children as victims of crime in their own right

Deb Tsorbaris, Monday, 19th April 2021 -  We need to invest in specialist child focused services that address the healing and recovery of children and young people who are victims of crime, writes Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the

A big problem requires even bigger solutions

Fiona Patten, Thursday, 1st April 2021 -  When it comes to homelessness, government should prioritise implementing diverse, forward-thinking early intervention strategies, writes MP Fiona Patten reflecting on the

Landmark Victorian Inquiry into Homelessness report: What’s in it for young people?

David Mackenzie, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  The Victorian Inquiry into Homelessness report was submitted to Parliament with over 50 recommendations. Associate Professor David Mackenzie and Dr Tammy Hand, who head up the

Disadvantage is a virus, it’s time we intervened with a vaccine

Dr Lisa J. Griffiths, Friday, 7th August 2020 -  Evidence-based early intervention is a tried and tested solution. Instead of removing children we must shift our focus from crisis care to preventative care to create lasting generational

Community groups say investment needed to fix Victoria’s ‘broken’ out-of-home care system

Luke Michael, Friday, 22nd November 2019 -  New research says the state government could save $1.6 billion over the next decade through targeted investment in the child protection system The number of Victorian children in

New Headspace Centres in ‘Areas of Greatest Need’

Staff Reporter, Friday, 6th January 2012 -  Local health and community organisations have expressed strong interest in running 15 new youth focused mental health centres around the country, according to the National Youth…

Support for Early Intervention for Children with Disability

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st December 2011 - 
Early intervention programs for children with disability have received support from a KPMG review that recommends the Federal Government’s Better Start for Children with

Early Intervention Support for Children with Disabilities

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th May 2011 -  National peak body Carers Australia has been selected to provide a dedicated registration service to better support parents of children with specific disabilities in accessing…

NSW Trials Social Impact Bonds

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th November 2010 -  NSW is set to become the first Australian State to trial Social Impact Bonds – a social investment pilot to deliver non-government community programs. NSW will be the second…
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