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We are the Australian Centre for Child Protection
This video clip outlines the grave need for child protection research and the essential work that the Centre does for Australian children and families.
History of child protection services
This resource sheet provides a brief history of developments in child protection services in Australia and internationally. Social and political interest in the protection of children from abuse or neglect at the hands of caregivers is a relatively recent phenomenon. Since the early colonial days...
Risk assessment in child protection
The purpose of this Resource Sheet is to outline the different approaches used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment, as well as to explore some of the issues and criticisms surrounding the use of standardised risk assessment instruments in child protection.
National comparison of child protection systems
Leah Bromfield and Daryl Higgins provide a comprehensive national snapshot of Australian statutory child protection services covering: who is responsible for child protection; intake procedures; who notifies concerns to child protection services; and the process of providing child protection services in Australian states and territories...
Voices: What children have told us – child protection
This publication outlines children's views of the child protection system, using their own words.
Australian legal definitions: when is a child in need of protection?
This CFCA resource sheet provides information for practitioners and researchers on legal definitions of when a child is in need of protection for each Australian jurisdiction. It brings together information from various sources to provide an accessible single reference guide for practitioners and researchers.
Child protection Australia 2018–19
This report presents statistics on state and territory child protection and family support services, and selected characteristics of children receiving these services. This includes statistics for 2018–19, and trends over the 5-year period from 2014–15 to 2018–19.
A national approach for child protection: project report
The purpose of the National Approach for Child Protection Project is to provide high-level descriptions of key processes and approaches to the delivery of child protection services across Australia. Statutory child protection is the responsibility of State and Territory Governments; however, Australian Government funded services...
Child protection Australia 2017–18
This report presents statistics on state and territory child protection and family support services, and selected characteristics of children receiving these services. These include statistics for 2017–18, and trends over the 5-year period from 2013–14 to 2017–18.
Child protection Australia 2016–17
This report is the twenty-first comprehensive annual report on child protection. It includes detailed statistical information on state and territory child protection and support services, and selected characteristics of children receiving these services.