Place-based collective impact

Childhood vulnerability is a complex problem, particularly in communities with high levels of disadvantage. Our latest edition of Policy Brief explores a unique Australian response to addressing childhood vulnerability – a place-based collective impact approach.

Child Mental Health: A Time For Innovation

Child mental health has long been marginalised in policy and funding discussions. This edition of Policy Brief identifies an urgent need to change this paradigm and formulate a plan to effectively promote and improve the mental health of children and the adults they become.

Policy Brief: The First Thousand Days – Our Greatest Opportunity

Edition 28 of Policy Brief outlines the implications of this critical time, identifies factors that place children at risk, and recommends a coordinated approach that addresses children’s needs in order to optimise their health and wellbeing, now and into the future.

“We need new champions”

Listen to a podcast with Professor Frank Oberklaid about the evidence surrounding children’s early years, their first 1000 days of life.