Deputy Director, ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies

Associate Professor Tim Moore is Deputy Director at the Institute of Child Protection Studies. He is an internationally recognised child and youth researcher and children's rights advocate. His research spans two decades, addressing issues such as homelessness, youth justice, child protection, residential care, young carers, and child sexual abuse prevention. Tim has provided advice to several inquiries and Commissions, including the national Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. He has also shaped local, national and international initiatives to improve the lives of children, young people and their families.

Tim leads the Institute's child-inclusive and child-informed research and practice work which aims to strengthen services and systems and making them more responsive to children and young people needs and expectations.

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Twitter: @timbomoore
LinkedIn: A/Prof Tim Moore


You can view an up-to-date list of A/Prof Moore's publications, on his ORCID profile

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