Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

ARACY news

  1. 17 November 2016

    Investment in evaluation as important as Closing the Gap expenditure

    More evaluation is needed to ensure government expenditure on Closing the Gap programs actually delivers results. And as the 2016 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (OID) Report reveals, we are not investing enough in evaluation. As a result, we don’t know if what we’re doing today is getting us closer to all the outcomes we want to achieve to overcome the disadvantage faced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth.  

  2. 17 October 2016

    Government must act to reduce poverty in Australia

    ARACY – the national source of evidence on wellbeing of Australian children and youth ‒ calls on the Australian government to look at the root causes of poverty in Australia. The critical role of material basics for child and youth wellbeing is evidenced in the national action and measurement plan The Nest.

  3. 22 July 2016

    Supporting seriously ill or injured children to stay connected

    With the support of the Australian Government, ARACY today launched a national research project to find out how best to ensure chronically ill or injured students remain connected to school.

  4. 21 June 2016

    ARACY announces new CEO appointment

    The Board of ARACY is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Stephen Bartos as its new CEO.

  5. 9 October 2015

    CEO communiqué on the 2016 Australian Implementation Conference

    ARACY and the Parenting Research Centre wish to advise that these organisations have reached a joint decision to cease hosting the 2016 Australian Implementation Conference.

  6. 15 May 2015

    Families package in focus

    ARACY has qualified its support for the Families Package with a plea to consider children’s needs in their own right.

  7. 22 January 2015

    ARACY announces State and Territory Convenor appointments

    CEO Dr Dianne Jackson has announced the new State and Territory convenors, after a recruitment process that resulted in more than 40 high quality applications.

  8. 6 August 2014

    ARACY announces new CEO appointment

    The board of ARACY has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Dr Dianne Jackson, after a rigorous recruitment process.

  9. 6 May 2014

    Cradle to career: Opportunity Child to target childhood vulnerability

    ARACY and the ten20 Foundation have launched a new project to reduce childhood vulnerability, known as Opportunity Child.

  10. 25 March 2013

    Report Card launch: a new story for our young people?

    ARACY's second Report Card: The wellbeing of young Australians at Parliament House in Canberra was launched on 15 March 2013.

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