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Policy Brief – synthesising evidence to inform decision making

How can we ensure that services delivered to children and families are effective? The latest edition of Policy Brief explores the importance of using evidence in policy and programs.

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Place-based approaches: a strategy for improving outcomes for children and families

In July 2017 the Centre for Community Child Health, Opportunity Child and the Victorian Government, hosted the Emerging patterns in place-based approaches: International perspectives roundtable. A report summarising the day's presentations and discussions is now available. 

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Top child health experts call for an end to discrimination and stigma surrounding same-sex families

A review by leading child and adolescent health experts from Australia and New Zealand has revealed children raised by same-sex parents do as just well as well as other children, despite the discrimination that their families endure. Read the paper.

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The First Thousand Days

A new evidence paper has highlighted the astonishing rates of child development from conception to the end of age two and the benefits of a holistic approach to children’s health. Read the paper.

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A framework for impact

A project lead by the Centre for Community Child Health has explored how to build the capacity of the Melbourne Children’s campus to effectively support the translation of knowledge into practice and policy, and optimise the impact of research. Read the project findings.

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Laying the Foundations eLearning

Laying the Foundations is a new eLearning course that provides an overview of early childhood learning and development from 0-8 years, supporting the professional development of early childhood educators and practitioners. Take a tour of the course!

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PEDS eLearning

Two new eLearning courses are now available for practitioners, both experienced and those new to Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS). Watch a demonstration.

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Behaviour development

In the first few years, children’s development is rapid and they are constantly learning new skills. These new skills, knowledge and abilities affect their behaviour. Read our new editions of Community Paediatric Review and Grow & Thrive for tips on supporting children's behaviour development.

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About us

Established in 1994, the Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) works in partnership with communities to support the health, development and wellbeing of all children.

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Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.