Child abuse

Used for:

  • Abuse of children
  • Child maltreatment
  • Child neglect
  • Children--Abuse of
  • Cruelty to children
  • Maltreatment of children
  • Neglect of children
16 March 2017

During 2015 - 16, 162,175 (30.2 per 1,000) Australian children received child protection services (investigation, care and protection order and/or were in out-of-home care), and children from...

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...

5 January 2017

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

Journal article
1 January 2017

This review found that there is reasonable evidence to support the idea that Multi-Disciplinary teams are effective in improving criminal justice and mental health responses compared to standard...

Discussion paper
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.

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...

24 November 2016

This report by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission reviews the state's response to historic claims of abuse and mistreatment suffered while under the care of the State.

Discussion paper
3 November 2016

This Royal Commission discussion paper examines the evidence, principles and application of trauma-informed care in Australian systems and services.

2 November 2016

Child abuse is associated with an increased risk of gambling problems in adulthood, according to a recent systematic review.