‘Crossover Kids’ Report 2 Factsheet

‘Crossover Kids’ Report 2 Factsheet

Brief Summary The Sentencing Advisory Council has today released its second Cross Over Kids Report. 1,938 children who received a sentence or diversion order through the Children’s Court were known to DHHS child protection before, or at the time of offending.  83% of these children had been the subject of a child protection report about

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Australia continues to fail our children

Today, the Australian Council of Social Service and UNSW Sydney released the Poverty in Australia 2020 report. This latest report shows that children continue to experience a higher rate of poverty than the rest of the population, with 774,000 (17.7 per cent) of our children under 15 years of age going without the basics they

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Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Statement – Interim report For too long, Victorians have struggled to access the support they need from a mental health system overwhelmed by demand and driven by crisis. On 28 November 2019, the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System delivered its interim report with nine recommendations responding

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