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National Family News October, 2016

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  • Deputy Commissioner Quiggin provided a video statement to the UN Human Rights Council. AHRC: View
  • Preliminary report released on competition and informed user choice in the human services. PC: More
  • Policy brief on the effects of parenting programs: Campbell Collaboration: More
  • The importance of mood and the role of the brain in shaping it. The Conversation: More
  • Webinar 25 Oct, Children's behaviour: sharing what we learn with families. KidsMatter : More
  • Free webinar 24 Oct: Elder abuse: Recent research and effective responses. AIFS: More
  • Creating Capacity: Support for Adult Siblings project, funded by NDIS: Siblings Australia: More
  • That's what happened to me. It's got to stop. Simon Gardiner's post on institutional child abuse. F&C: More


  • The economic costs of child abuse and neglect. CFCA Resource Sheet. AIFS: More
  • New interactive website for children to learn about rights and responsibilities. AHRC: More
  • Inclusive Organisations, a strategy guide to engage youth from migrant/refugee backgrounds. CMY: More
  • Guidelines for practitioners and clinicians in the sexual assault and alcohol, other drug sectors. ANROWS: More


  • Tenders for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander welfare services close 21 October. QLD Govt: More
  • VIC only grants for organisations that promote literacy. Closes 31 Oct. Readings Foundation: More
  • NSW only grant, Help for Aboriginal organisations to build capacity to deliver the NDIS. ADHC: More
  • Records Access Documentation grants for orgs to document records relating to care leavers.F&C: More



Breckenridge, J and Flax, G (2016). Service and support needs of specific population groups that have experienced child sexual abuse, Sydney: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Comber, B. (2016). Poverty, place and pedagogy in education: research stories from front-line workers. The Australian Educational Researcher, September 2016, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 393–417.

Proeve, M,  Malvaso,C and DelFabbro, P (2016). Evidence and frameworks for understanding perpetrators of institutional child sexual abuse: a report commissioned and funded by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Quadara, A, Stathopoulos, M and Carson, R (2016). Family relationships and the disclosure of institutional child sexual abuse. Sydney: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.



5th Child Aware Approaches Conference
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
15-16 May 2017

Children & young people to feature in research event hosted by 
the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse
Sydney: 28 October
Free registration: More

FRSA National Conference 2016
Measuring Success in the Family and Relationship Sector
 for the wellbeing of children, families and communities

29 Nov – 1 Dec 2016
National Convention Centre Canberra: More

Online: 6-23 October
You decide what you pay. Proceeds to charity.
Mental Health Academy and Act for Kids: More

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