Taking stock and moving ahead: a report on consultative forums on the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009-2020

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This report presents findings from ten forums conducted between March and May 2017 to promote understanding about the National Framework and to seek views on ways to further improve child safety and wellbeing in Australia. The forums involved 404 participants from government, nongovernment and research sectors and were conducted in all Australian capital cities and one regional location.

The report is in four parts.

Part 1 contains brief background about the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020 (the ‘National Framework’).

Part 2 describes forum aims and methods (Attachment A contains more detail).

Part 3 discusses the main forum themes (Attachments B and C contain participant comments).

Part 4 provides concluding comments.

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