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UNE Blog The Royal Commission announcement is great, now it’s time to talk about the children

The Sector New resources aim to help children from ADF families understand health challenges

Every Child (Early Childhood Australia practitioner magazine) Thirty years of listening to children: Are we there yet? Volume 26, No. 3 pp. 14-16

The Conversation: Practical tips from parents who work away (Although this resource looks like a firefighting family article, the ideas are from parents who shared what worked for them in defence families)

BroadAgenda blog: ‘Perfect Partners’: The impact of military service on women and families

The Strategist: Defence concerns about TikTok should take ADF families into account

EduResearch Matters Blog: Early childhood help for children of deployed military personnel 

The Conversation: How to support children whose parent works away for long periods

Radio, research and podcast interviews: 

Military Wifelife Podcast Episode 68 Bec Raynor interviews Marg Rogers 8.10.20

UNE HASSE Research Summit video interview with Hannah Collette 9.10.20

How military families use social media for support: Military Wifelife podcast with Dr Amy Johnson

Helping young children cope with extended parental absences TuneFM Radio blog and interview with Marg Rogers 17.12.19

ABC New England North West Radio interview 28.11.18 about the digital app ‘Rose’s story‘ (available for free download for iPads)


ABC Life Matters interview with Marg Baber (Rogers) and Kim Porter 23.4.15: Talking to your children about war ‘Liam’s story: So why do I wear Dad’s Medals’ (This interview [starting at 4.37] was recorded before the start of this project, however, this resource will be used in the programs).

Online and social media news article

Linking Research to the Practice of Education newsletter: Song verse writing competition (pp. 9-10)

Linking Research to the Practice of Education newsletter: Art and Craft Competition (pp. 7-10)

School of Education Facebook page: ‘Auslan Anzac Day Ode

School of Education Facebook page: ‘We were still young parents grasping at straws’

These 3 articles are the same but published through different media outlets.

The Sector: UNE Early childhood researcher creates resources to support with pain of deployment

Defence Connect: University of New England to help military families cope with deployment stress

UNE Pulse: Learning the ABC of deployment and training

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