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Case Studies: Early Years Pathways – Strong Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families

February 2015

Case Studies on strong Early Years Pathways services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, showing examples of how whole communities are changing because of a new Aboriginal-led integrated early years service.

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Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Out-of-Home Care

November 2014

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Out-of-Home Care, outlining five key priorities that should underpin new ways of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, based on practice and evidence developed through consultation and research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, organisations and sector experts.

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Submission: 2014 Review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care

July 2014

Submission on the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care 2014 Review, with a focus on approximately 270 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Budget Based Funded services that fall outside of the National Quality Framework.

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Safe For Our Kids: A Guide to Family Violence Response and Prevention for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families

June 2014

Guide to family violence response and prevention for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, developed in consultation with community-controlled service providers, aimed to support best practise across the country in order to reduce the incidence and impact of family violence.

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Partnership Training Manual: Creating Change Through Partnerships

June 2014

Training manual designed to support partnership leaders within organisations wishing to develop and strengthen partnerships in child and family service delivery, operating as an interactive guide that can be used as part of a facilitated presentation or independently to access relevant information, ideas, tools and practice supports.

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Partnership Audit Tool: Creating Change Through Partnerships

May 2014

Audit Tool designed to support inter-agency partnerships in child and family service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, providing a framework and tools for measuring progress towards achieving genuine partnership goals.

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The Journey ‘to Big School’: Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Transition to Primary School

May 2014

Report that investigates practical implications and applications of the findings from earlier review, 'Supporting Transition to Schools', and considers critical gaps between transition theory and practice and draws together key recommendations for future policy and practice in this area.

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A Place for Culture? Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence in the National Quality Standard

December 2013

Report on whether the cultural competence expectations in the Early Childhood Education and Care regulatory framework are adequately articulated and whether they can be met by the current assessment and rating processes.

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Whose Voice Counts? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Participation in Child Protection Decision-Making

August 2013

Report that explores the extent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' participation in key decisions of child protection.

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Supporting Transition to School for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children: What it means and what works?

June 2013

Literature review on the transition to formal school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children proposing that, to be effective, approaches to school transition must recognise that transition requires a multidimensional focus, with a strengths-based approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s development and learning, applying a cultural lens and targeting the five dimensions of ‘readiness’.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Aims and Core Elements

June 2013

Report responding to the misunderstanding about - and partial application of - the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle and proposes needed structural changes.

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Bringing Child Rights into Your Classroom: An Educator’s Guide

March 2013

Classroom guide for teaching children's rights, with an overview and in-depth focus on our children's major rights.

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