Child Protection

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Research

20 February 2017

This Royal Commission report outlines the findings from a comprehensive survey of Catholic Church authorities in Australia, to gather data about the extent of claims of child sexual abuse made against Catholic Church personnel.

14 February 2017

This ninth Closing the Gap report showcases real successes being achieved at a local level across the country, and outlines how we, as a nation, are meeting our responsibilities in improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

31 January 2017

This report, by Tasmanian Commissioner for Children and Young People, Mark Morrissey, presents a number of observations, facts and findings that will further contribute to efforts to improve outcomes for children and young people in out of home care.

5 January 2017

Examines data relating to a sample of offenders convicted of online child sexual exploitation offences under Australian Commonwealth law.

21 December 2016

This report provides an overview of some of the ideas, challenges, and opportunities that were raised at the International Conference on Practice and Policy in the Prevention of Violence against Women and their Children, held in Adelaide in September 2016.

15 December 2016

The aim of this paper is to offer some guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature.

14 December 2016

The aim of this paper is to offer some guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature.

Journal Articles

15 August 2016

Protecting children from abuse and neglect is a responsibility of all sectors and community members.

1 July 2016

Residential group-care workers have a critical role to play in recognizing mental health problems amongst children in their care. However, little is known about the extent to which workers recognize and respond to mental health and behavioral concerns

16 May 2016

Through analysis of newspaper representations custody abductions and filicide-suicide, this article examines the role played by fathers’ rights discourse in the construction of the separated father in each case.