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More staff provide primary health-care services to Indigenous Australians

More staff provide primary health-care services to Indigenous Australians - New report from AIHW … more

NHMRC unveils plan for $200m dementia boost

The National Health and Medical Research Council has today announced the first steps in its delivery of the Australian Government's $200... … more

Wait for the dole for 113,000 under-30s will have 'deeply disturbing' effect - Oliver Milman for theguardian

More than 100,000 young people will have to wait six months for unemployment benefits under the government's proposed budget measure,... … more

Three year olds experience bullying: new Australian study - The World Today Interview

Three year olds experience bullying: new Australian study - The World Today Interview … more

Tackling homelessness will cut crime, WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin says - ABC News

Western Australia's top judicial officer has called for more money to be spent on programs aimed at reducing homelessness and its causes... … more

Centrecare is signatory to a call to release children from detention

We'll take families out of detention, West Australians offer … more

You are invited to celebrate 2014 SNAICC National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day

You are invited to celebrate 2014 SNAICC National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day - Sunday 10 August at Whiteman Park … more

Tamil asylum seekers: 80% reported showing signs of torture and trauma - by Oliver Laughland for theguardian

At least 80% of the 157 Tamil asylum seekers held at Curtin detention centre after nearly a month at sea have shown signs of having... … more

Detained children's mental health problems covered up, inquiry told - by Oliver Laughland for theguardian

Inquiry into children in detention also hears that asylum seekers' medications were seized and destroyed on arrival … more

Inquiry hears Immigration Department pressured doctors to withdraw report showing alarming rates of mental health issues among children in detention - by Sarah Whyte for The Age

Inquiry hears Immigration Department pressured doctors to withdraw report showing alarming rates of mental health issues among children... … more

Protecting the Lonely Children - report released July 2014 by the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce

Recommendations to the Australian Government and the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child with respect to unaccompanied children who... … more

Refugee Council of Australia calls for Independent guardian needed to protect interests of child asylum seekers

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) has welcomed the release of a new report from the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce that... … more

Government treatment of asylum seeker children is 'state-sanctioned child abuse', says Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce - by Emily Bourke for ABC News

Church leaders have described the Federal Government's treatment of unaccompanied children seeking asylum as "state-sanctioned child abuse". … more

Australian Social Trends, 2014 - Emotional Abuse

The ABS has released a paper on Australian Social Trends, relating to Emotional Abuse. … more

Child protection services received by 135,000 kids - AIHW Media Release

More than 135,000 Australian children, or about 26 in every 1,000 children, received child protection services in 2012-13, according to a... … more

Child Protection Australia 2012-13 - AIHW releases new report 25 July 14.

Child Protection Australia 2012-13. AIHW releases new report 25 July 14. … more

Beyond Bullying - Peace building at work, school and home - by Janice Harper, PH.D. for Psychology Today

Much attention is currently focused on the effects of bullying in the workplace, social media and schools, this is an interesting article... … more

Modular housing milestones for Perth projects - Media Statement - Hon Bill Marmion BE MBA MLA

A pioneering demonstration of modular housing planned for the northern suburbs' Banksia Grove estate will deliver 20 affordable modular... … more

Cuts will hurt Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families - SNAICC News June 2014

​Cuts announced in the 2014 Federal Budget on 13 May will place even more pressure on some of the most disadvantaged citizens in... … more

Beach report further evidence that proposed co-payments hurt the most vulnerable - Australian Medical Association

Government's proposed co-payment for GP, radiology, and pathology services, and increased co-payments for medicines, will hit vulnerable... … more

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