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Launch of Cultural Diversity and Child Protection Report

On 17th July, I was able to launch my report, Cultural Diversity and Child Protection: A review of the Australian research on the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee children and families in Brisbane with the kind support of the Queensland Commission of Children and Young People and Child Guardian, there were more than 40 people who attended the launch. The video fr...

Do Not Miss the Missing Peoples Conference

Every week, children and young people in care go missing – sometimes for only a few minutes or hours, sometimes for weeks, months or years.Children, young people and families with whom you are working may also be experiencing the turmoil created when a member of their family is missing....

Finding the Missing Link between Missing Persons and Child Protection

Julie Clark is a Lecturer at Griffith University and has conducted research into missing persons and their families. Julies research inspired The Disappearances Project.Julie is this weeks Child Protection Warrior. Here is a guest post by Julie, about Julie....

Vote 1 - Children and Their Families

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”. – Nelson MandelaChild protection is a topic on the agendas of most governments and communities globally. Countries around the world consistently grapple with the multiple issues and competing tensions involved in protecting our most vulnerable children and...