This subject aims to provide a critical analysis of a range of laws concerned with the care, protection and welfare of children and adolescents. Topics include legal rights, protection and status of children, custody and access, family violence, children in need of care and protection, and adoption. Comparative current law and policy in Australia and overseas will also be considered as well as a brief examination of laws relating to income support for children and adolescents living away from home.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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