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Resources

First 1000 Days Australia has publications – journal articles, flyers, symposium reports, programs – and multimedia resources, videos and presentations. We also have a list of useful links to related websites, resources and organisations.

Multimedia

Professor Kerry Arabena has spoken at several different events about her vision for an Australian Model of the First 1000 Days that will benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families. Watch them here.

Reports

Several reports based on close consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, researchers, and policy makers and implementers inform our work.

Journal Articles

The following journal articles, including editorials and discussion papers, based on our research and the development of an Australian Model of the First 1000 Days are available on-line.

Position Statements

Presentations

  • Poster Authors: Ms Deb Mellett (Mornington Peninsula Shire), Ms Kim Lee (Victorian Department of Health and Human Services) and Dr Rebecca Ritte (The University of...

Listed below are links to some of the websites of organisations working across this area, and other useful resources. We acknowledge the great work being done by many others, and are keen to hear about resources you may have either developed or found to be of benefit to your work, so email us at iheu-admin@unimelb.edu.au.

Organisation links

Other resources

F1000DA influencing policy

  • Children's rights report 2016 Report outlining the work of the National Children's Commissioner to promote the human rights of children and young people in Australia (14.6MB)
  • Redfern Statement 2016 A call for a more just approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs (170KB)
  • Supporting families, changing futures Embedding and strengthening Queensland’s child protection and family support reforms (1.9MB)
  • Changing tracks An action plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families (4.4MB)
  • Our Way A generational strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families (5.1MB)