Elizabeth Fernandez

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A landmark UNSW-led study has painted a grim picture of the long-term impacts of growing up in care, with almost every respondent reporting abuse and maltreatment, and many suffering disadvantage throughout their lives.

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We need to redouble efforts to support young people when they transition from foster care, writes Elizabeth Fernandez.  

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New research shows that early intervention and support for families is critical if foster children are to be reunited quickly and safely with their birth parents.

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A new early warning system for children at risk of abuse, developed in partnership with UNSW, has been launched by the Governor of New South Wales, Professor Marie Bashir.