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Excellent op ed in today's Mercury from Prof Maria Harries, reflecting on SARC research released this week.
"Anglicare Tasmania’s new reports, Breaking the Cycle and In Limbo, are examples of groundbreaking research. They are an example of Tasmania being at the leading edge of informing policy and practice and their wise research wisdoms must be shared widely. Both examine the consequences for struggling families when children are removed."
The article can be found here tinyurl.com/y6wdcy65
The two research reports can be found here www.socialactionresearchcentre.org.au/latest-research/
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SARC researcher, Lindsey Fidler talks about her report, In Limbo, launched this week.
Lindsey's blog on the research can be found here www.socialactionresearchcentre.org.au/3715-2/

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SARC researcher Teresa Hinton talks about her Breaking the Cycle report released this week. Read more in Teresa's blog www.socialactionresearchcentre.org.au/breaking-the-cycle/

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Coverage in the Mercury today of SARC research reports, Breaking the Cycle and In Limbo, launched yesterday.
Find the story here: tinyurl.com/y8gwdm88
Download the reports and Research Briefs here www.socialactionresearchcentre.org.au/latest-research/
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In Limbo

When I arrived at SARC nearly three years ago, I was handed the Rental Affordability Snapshot to do, with a wry smile and sympathetic look from the rest of the team. Two clear messages emerged from this work: Tasmania is losing rental stock; and Affordability in the private rental sector ...

Breaking the cycle

Breaking the Cycle is about the recurrent removal of children from their birth parents. By ‘recurrent’ or repeat removal, we’re talking about cases where removal of a child or children by Child Safety is followed by another pregnancy, further court proceedings and removal of the new baby. For some parents ...

The collateral consequences of child removal

SARC is proud to announce the release of two new research reports examining aspects of the collateral consequences of child removal for low-income parents in Tasmania. Tasmania’s evolving redesign of Child Safety Services has a renewed focus on keeping families together and expediting family reunifications where possible to minimise the …