Prevention as Process

Prevention as Process

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016

Part of a 5-post series on a social innovation perspective on the Nyland Royal Commission into Child Protection Systems. Many have said it; Australia’s child protection system has failed on its promise to children and their families. The Nyland Royal Commission has made an effort to rectify that —  expectedly, it’s seen some praise along with […]

Voice and Choice: Children’s Rights in ‘Adult Conversations’ and Child Protection Decision Making

Voice and Choice: Children’s Rights in ‘Adult Conversations’ and Child Protection Decision Making

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016

Voice and Choice Children’s Rights in ‘Adult Conversations’ and Child Protection Decision Making Part of a 5-post series on a social innovation perspective on child protection Royal Commissions Listening to the voice of children and young people is something we talk about a lot in child protection; it’s one of those things that we say […]

A social innovation perspective on Child Protection Royal Commissions

A social innovation perspective on Child Protection Royal Commissions

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016

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.

What the Baby Boomers Told us About…. Families

What the Baby Boomers Told us About…. Families

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

Initial insights: what the baby boomers told us Families is the fifth of five key themes that emerged during the time we spent with baby boomers talking about overarching areas that are often discussed in reports about ageing – and which we wanted to explore with baby boomers to find out what they mean in people’s lives: Participation […]

Child protection – too risky not to innovate

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015

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 […]