Coverage of a new report from AIFS examining the evolution of child protection in Australia leads today’s media update. Families being turned away from homelessness services, custody arrangements for very young children, and transparency concerns surrounding a DHS mental health clinical review also feature.
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Protecting children is about much more than removal
- Number of children in care trebles, ABC Radio National PM, 14 December 2011
- Evolving our child protection system, AIFS media release, 13 December 2011
- Protecting children: evolving systems, Family Matters No.89 2011, AIFS
Families turned away from homelessness services
- Homeless families missing out, ABC Radio National AM, 15 December 2011
New custody guidelines for very small children
- Welfare group recommends daddy day care only, The Age, 15 December 2011
Clinical review sparks DHS transparency concerns
- Details of deaths kept secret, The Age, 15 December 2011
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