Private sessions conducted by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse provide the opportunity for a person who may have suffered abuse, or someone who was aware of the abuse of another, to share their experience of child sexual abuse in an institutional context.
The aim of the study is to identify key replicable characteristics of responses to child sexual abuse within an institutional context which were experienced as positive by key people impacted by the incident.
A multisite, mixed-method contribution evaluation study exploring the views and experiences of the main stakeholders of Family Rooms about the needs that the Rooms address, the ways in which they are used, and their emotional, physical and psychological outcomes.
Regulating the availability of alcohol is a key way to reduce harm from alcohol consumption, and local governments have a significant role. This Fellowship provides the first systematic examination of the impact of local government regulation of alcohol availability.
Despite calls for concerted attention there is little evidence of policy and research on protective and pre-emptive approaches which may prevent children and young people experiencing harm (Robinson, 2014a).
Money matters. It can determine, how we live, how stressed we feel and what options are available to us, now and in the future. The ability to manage money and cope with unexpected financial shocks is important for individuals, households and the economy.
This report presents findings from the evaluation of Wesley Mission’s team casework model across four services in Sydney and the NSW Central Coast funded through the Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) program.
This was a component of a project commissioned by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) and led by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) to examine the potential for a national study on the extent of abuse of older people in Australia.
This project, led by Professor Mark Western from the University of Queensland, and conducted in partnership with The Smith Family, identifies what works to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged young people.
Project examining the effectiveness of the research projects that HCF Foundation has funded, the appropriateness of the research chosen against the HCF Mission and Vision, and the value of the research chosen and opportunities for translation.