Children, youth and families

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What's important to YOUth? Response to discussion paper

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We believe that policy development and service delivery should be informed by the voices of the people affected. Accordingly, the findings and recommendations in this submission draw on what we’ve heard from young people themselves, gained though: our annual Youth Survey; and consultations specifically for this submission.

Mission Australia's position statement on families and children

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Mission Australia supports families to raise strong, healthy, and resilient children, enabling them to get the best possible start in life and equitable opportunities later in life. Our integrated service model aims to draw together services in a client centred approach, reflective of individual family circumstances and needs.

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - February 2014

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Mission Australia's submission encourages that the Productivity Commission (PC) should recommend the childcare system Australia should aspire to, that would achieve positive outcomes for children and generate the productivity and participation gains made possible with affordable and accessible early learning.

The Royal Commission into institutional responses into child sexual abuse - August 2013

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Mission Australia supports the principal of a national WWCC as we believe that a stronger response can be achieved through a national scheme that delivers clear and consistent outcomes, efficiency gains and ease of administration. A national scheme will also support the mobility of workers and volunteers across multiple jurisdictions.

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