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.
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 […]
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 […]