A number of poems draw on Icelandic and Norse myths ('Asgard' and 'Ginningagap'), and there is a poem about the evil Cornishman, Jan Tregeagle
(who earlier inspired Charles Causley).
As new avenues are presented for children's voices to be heard, and for them to participate, they can become more vulnerable (Tregeagle & Darcy 2008).
Even in highlighting children's competence with ICTs, discourse continues about their levels of engagement, the benefits and dangers to children, and the role of institutional and legislative structures in supporting, controlling and monitoring use of ICTs (Tregeagle & Darcy 2008).
The state of Victoria's LAC records are a case in point, being designed to bring together, and continually update, information about the child in a range of domains, including health, education and cultural identity (Tregeagle and Treleaven, 2006).
The considerable literature on LAC (Cheers et al, 2007; Tregeagle and Mason, 2008) and life story work (Rose and Philpot, 2005; Baynes, 2008), though not the subject of this article, provides much of the focus on identity work for children currently in out-of-home care.
Even if parents are inadequate children can benefit from regular contact with birth parents and family (Tregeagle
and Voigt 2009).
Although punishment and retribution long ago displaced reform agendas in Australian corrections (O'Malley, 1994), in the emerging criminologies and policies centered upon crime prevention, "social" factors may still appear, albeit far less than was once the case (e.g., National Crime Prevention, 1999a, 1999b; Tolley and Tregeagle
importance of planned respite care (Szwarc 1993: Voigt & Tregeagle