This report argues that mainstreaming revolution in Indigenous policy should be extended to Indigenous child protection policy, and that Aboriginal exceptionalism—typified by the operation of Aboriginal Child Placement Principle (ACPP)—must cease. To help ‘Close the Gap’ in social outcomes between Indigenous and other Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous children should be treated the same, including by using adoption (or permanent guardianship) on a non-discriminatory basis.
How can a policymaker predict whether a preventive health program will save money over the long term? These eight questions will help guide any preliminary evaluation, whether the program in question involves obesity, tobacco, or workplace wellness.
Eight Housing Affordability Myths Stephen Kirchner
Read former Research Fellow, Dr Stephen Kirchner’s topical report on housing affordability myths in Australia published in July.