This month a range of issues impacting children and families have been reported across a range of media.
The Royal Commission continues to dominate coverage, but May's state and federal budgets also drew attention to investment in vulnerable children and families.
Some key pieces published during the past month can be found below:
Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People
Child Sexual Abuse
The Australian – Victims prepare to front abuse inquiry (6/5/2013)
The Conversation – Integrated health and social care could help victims of abuse (16/5/2013)
Geelong Advertiser – Church leaders must pay, too (21/5/2013)
Herald Sun – Sins of the church covered up (27/5/2013)
Cost of Raising Children
Hume Weekly – Children’s court ready for bricks, mortar (21/5/2013)
The Conversation – What if it was our kids? Four Corners and asylum seekers (30/4/2013)
Wyndham Weekly – Fostering was a life-changing decision (7/5/2013)
Wyndham Weekly – Foster carer need growing (7/5/2013)