Child protection

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...

Briefing paper
1 March 2017

This issue of the Research to Practice Series explores what works to help people make the choice to become a foster carers, and the strategies that can assist in supporting and retaining...

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...

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

A mixed-methods pilot study was undertaken to (1) to gain insight into children's experiences using a children's rating tool and structured interview process, developed in this study; and (2) to...

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.

Literature review
1 December 2016

This report aims to review the literature available on what works to help people to make the complicated choice to become a home-based carer, and on the evidence regarding retention of these...

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.

29 November 2016

The South Australian government has responded to to the findings of the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission.