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The NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) is funding and leading the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study. FACS Analysis and Research has a small team of researchers and statisticians on the study:

  • Merran Butler (Chief Investigator)
  • Marina Paxman (Project Manager)
  • Joanna Hopkins (Data Manager)
  • Albert Zhou
  • Dr Nafisa Asif
  • Dr Proshanta Dey
  • Sharon Burke
  • Jennifer Lau
  • Toula Kypreos.

The study working group

A team of experts are contracted to provide advice on the study design, data collection, data management and undertake longitudinal analysis:

The advisory group

The POCLS Advisory Group include:

  • NSW Ministry of Health
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW Department of Customer Service
  • CREATE Foundation
  • Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat
  • My Forever Family NSW
  • Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies
  • Office of the Children’s Guardian

Please see:

The support agencies

Participants in the study also receive support from:

If you are part of this Study, please let the researchers at DCJ or I-view know if you change your address or phone number so we can keep in contact with you.

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Last updated: 29 Mar 2022