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1. OnsiteAustralian Family & Society Abstracts, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset - FAMILY ATSIS

Informit: Covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to Australian families relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Subject coverage includes demographic trends and social change, family law and customary law, social policy and services, family economics, Aboriginal culture and family relations, sexual behaviour, counselling. Also covered are issues such as housing, health, employment and unemployment, Aboriginal children and child removal, child abuse, domestic violence, and child care.

2. OnsiteAustralian Family & Society Abstracts Database - FAMILY

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families from 1980 onwards. Source documents include journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies and theses. Training and curriculum material and other media such as videos are also indexed. Subject coverage includes research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. Some examples are children and child development; adolescence and youth; the aged and services to the aged; marriage and divorce; adoption and foster care; child abuse and domestic violence; child care; family economics; counselling and therapy; employment and unemployment; family law; health; housing; health policy and services; minority families; population studies; social change and social issues; social and community services; and sexual attitudes and behaviours.

3. LicencedEncyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

Gale Cengage Learning: Online edition of The encyclopedia of children and chilhood: in history and society (2004)0 by Paula S. Fass. It presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present, through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare. Comparative articles include information about childhood in cultures throughout the world. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

4. LicencedFamilies & Society Collection

RMIT Publishing: Mainly Australian content on family, marriage, women; culture and institutions, private, civil and family law; social services and public welfare. Content includes peer-reviewed journals from government and specialist associations tackling modern debates on topics including non-traditional families, parenting, marriage, divorce, division of labour, working mothers, birth rates and ageing. Content providers include the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Council of Social Service, Association of Children's Welfare Agencies, Australian Population Association and the University of New South Wales Faculty of Law.

5. FreeFind and Connect

: The Find and Connect website brings together records relating to institutional care in Australia. It contains information about and images of childrens homes, as well as information about where records relating to care can be found such as government departments or past providers of care. It does not contain personal information or private records. This website contains information that is relevant to anyone who experienced out of home care in Australia, not only the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants but also members of the Stolen Generations, foster children, wards of state and adopted children.

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