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Indigenous guardians ad litem are needed in child protection cases

Bao-Er; Marshall, Virginia


The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare found that in 2010/11 indigenous children were: 8 times as likely to be the subject of substantiated abuse and neglect; 9 times more likely to be on a care and protection order; and 10 times as likely to be in out of home care than other children in the Australian community. In 2010 Bao-Er wrote an article published in the Law Society Journal of New South Wales (December 2009) titled "Indigenous Guardians ad litem are Needed in the Children's Court...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Sciences Research Network
DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2235426
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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