Journal article

Evidence-based advocacy. the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY).

Brian W Head, Fiona J Stanley

Int J Adolesc Med Health | Published : 2007

Abstract

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) was established in 2002 by leading stakeholders from three sectors - research, government policy, and professional practice - concerned to tackle the major issues affecting the wellbeing of Australia's children and young people. This is a network-based organisation, with major emphasis on collaboration across these three sectors. Strong emphasis is placed on promoting an evidence-based approach, focussing on a manageable number of key topics, building and disseminating the knowledge base, and translating knowledge into positive solutions that have support across these sectors. This network approach is making a difference in attr..

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