Child Protection

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5 January 2017

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

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.

12 December 2016

Presents key findings from an online survey of children and young people aged 10-18 which explored their perceptions of interpersonal safety in institutions. This release explores children and young people’s views about help-seeking and institutional responses to their safety concerns.

12 December 2016

This resource indicates that the evidence remains inconclusive on what action works in reducing Indigenous family violence, as there have been too few adequate evaluations, but there are some clear principles and components for successful programs.

9 December 2016

This report reveals that individuals who experience multiple, cross-sector services in the specialist homelessness, protection or youth justice service areas are a particularly vulnerable group.

1 December 2016

This report analyses the role that organisational culture plays in child sexual abuse in institutional contexts. It specifically considers how organisational culture can affect the perpetration and detection of child sexual abuse and the...

1 December 2016

This report outlines work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2015-16 to promote the human rights of children and young people in Australia.

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.