child protection services

Research report
10 April 2017

This report assesses the efficacy of oversight bodies in protecting children from sexual abuse, focusing on institutional contexts. To fulfil the aims of the study as stated by the Royal...

31 March 2017

The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory delivered this interim report to the Commonwealth and Northern Territory Governments on 31 March 2017...

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 December 2016

This set of ANROWS’s Perpetrator Interventions Research Priorities 2017-19 comprises eleven projects with a total value of almost $1.8 million. It offers an innovative and comprehensive program of...

Journal article
15 December 2016

Themes from this research affirm the importance of ensuring children's participation in child protection practice.

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.

9 November 2016

Examines why a policy and practice disconnect exists when it comes to the safety and well-being of Aboriginal children.

28 September 2016

Outlines the Government of Western Australia's strategy to support at-risk families and prevent children entering State care.

Audio interviewAudio program
18 August 2016

Bridget Brennan reports on a planned review by Victoria's Commissioner for Children and Young People of a contentious new child protection law.

8 July 2016

Bridget Brennan writes that Indigenous leaders in Victoria are calling for a new approach to stop so many Aboriginal children being removed from their families.