From care to custody
We can’t talk about youth crime without taking into account childhood adversity.
Standing up for children
It's World Children's Day, yet in Australia's criminal justice system they are still being silenced and denied their rights.
A glaring gap in Australia's migration system is failing victims of gendered violence.
New research is examining the evolution of Australian fatherhood and family responsibilities over the past 100 years.
Ethical concerns over drug-testing plan
Drug testing of welfare recipients does not pass the test of being worth the costs and is not ethically acceptable policy.
The battle outside the classroom
Parents are emotional creatures, so why are we surprised when parent-teacher conflicts arise?
The hunger pains
Putting food on the table is increasingly becoming a middle-class problem for many families.
Falling through the gap
A genuine partnership needs to be established between the government and Aboriginal people to get Closing the Gap targets back on track.
Professor of History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Educational Psychology and Inclusion Education
Associate Professor of Criminology
Mary Jean Walker
Research Fellow, Philosophy
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Senior Research Fellow, Social Work
Professor, Social Work