Topics: Child protection

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Understanding child neglect from an Aboriginal worldview: perceptions of Aboriginal parents and human services workers in a rural NSW community

Newton BJ (2016) Understanding child neglect from an Aboriginal worldview: perceptions of Aboriginal parents and human services workers in a rural NSW community Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of NSW: Sydney


Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2016) Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report Canberra: Productivity Commission


Speaking out about raising concerns in care: the views of Western Australian children and young people with experience of out-of-home care

Commissioner for Children and Young People WA (2016) Speaking out about raising concerns in care: the views of Western Australian children and young people with experience of out-of-home care Perth: Commissioner for Children and Young People WA


Implementation plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023

Australian Government Department of Health (2015) Implementation plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023 Canberra: Australian Government Department of Health


An empowerment intervention for Indigenous communities: an outcome assessment

Kinchin I, Jacups S, Tsey K, Lines K (2015) An empowerment intervention for Indigenous communities: an outcome assessment BMC Psychology; 3: 29 Retrieved 21 August 2015 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40359-015-0086-z


Footprints in Time

Footprints in Time (2015) Footprints in Time: the longitudinal study of Indigenous children: report from Wave 5 Canberra: Department of Social Services


Closing the gap: Prime Minister’s report 2015

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2015) Closing the gap: Prime Minister’s report 2015 Canberra: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australia


Closing the gap annual reports released

Two critical reports were released today, the Closing the gap: Prime Minister’s report 2015 and the Closing the gap – progress and priorities report prepared by the Close the Gap Steering Committee.


Indigenous child safety

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2014) Indigenous child safety Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Evaluation of operation RESET: an initiative for addressing child sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities

Mace G, Powell MB, Benson M (2014) Evaluation of operation RESET: an initiative for addressing child sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology; online first: ()


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