In a fresh start for South Australia’s child protection system, what’s the role of media and the public narrative? Part of a 5-post series on a social innovation perspective on the Nyland Royal Commission into Child Protection Systems. When we explore child protection reform, often we compartmentalise each piece of the system and make changes to […]
Systematising the Steps from Evidence to Impact: Amplifying the Royal Commission’s Recommendation for an Early Intervention Research Directorate Part of a 5-post series on a social innovation perspective on the Nyland Royal Commission into Child Protection Systems. The Nyland Royal Commission recommendations have proposed the development of a ‘cross-departmental Early Intervention Research Directorate (EIRD) to inform the […]
For the 40th time in the last decade, a child protection system in Australia has gone through a commission or inquiry. Yet we still have very similar child protection systems as we did in the 1960s. What will make this one any different? The first in a series of posts exploring aspects of the Child Protection Systems Royal Commision.
Incidents of child abuse and neglect in Australia have more than doubled over the past decade*. Billions of dollars have been spent on a continuous cycle of inquiries and reviews into child protection systems in nearly every state and territory, a cycle that has played out almost identically in many places across the world. In […]