Outside In Research

Shaun Thurstans 2018, Education, Events, Homelessness, News and Media, Young People

Outside In: How the youth sector supports the school re-engagement of vulnerable children in Tasmania. This report explores the barriers to school access and participation that youth workers identify and considers the systemic changes required to ensure the greatest educational opportunity for vulnerable children. It is an extends from earlier pieces …

Making changes for our children

Michelle Wisbey 2018, Child Protection, News and Media, Young People

Last week, re-elected Premier Will Hodgman announced his second-term cabinet, with one of the biggest changes being the appointment of former backbencher Roger Jaensch to Human Services Minister. This challenging position will see Mr Jaensch take a leading role in the wellbeing of Tasmania’s vulnerable children. With the number of ...

Media release: Starting school behind

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Housing, News and Media, Young People

Download the release here | SARC policy position paper There are Tasmanian children unprepared for the school year because they’re focused on more basic needs – like where to sleep, what to eat and how to stay safe. “Right now, many of us are organising children’s lunch-boxes and drink bottles, and …

SARC’s 2018 Tasmanian state election Policy Position papers

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Child Protection, Cost of Living, Gambling, Homelessness, News and Media, Uncategorized, Young People

In March, Tasmanians will head to the polls. Ahead of this state election, SARC has been campaigning hard for three key areas of change: supporting our children and young people, removing poker machines from our communities, and affordable and appropriate housing for all. Below, you can read our Policy Position ...