Child safety

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Discussion paper

Online harms white paper

This white paper sets out the UK Government's plans for online safety measures, which include encouraging companies to take more responsibility for the online safety of their users, particularly children and other vulnerable groups. The public consultation runs until July 2019.
Strategy

National safe schools framework

This National Safe Schools Framework builds on the original 2003 Framework and is based on the following overarching vision: All Australian schools are safe, supportive and respectful teaching and learning communities that promote student wellbeing. The Framework adopts a whole school approach to safety and...
Report

Keeping Queensland’s children more than safe: review of the blue card system

This report focuses on recommendations to improve the blue card system, Queensland's term for working with children checks.
Report

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

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 improve child safety and wellbeing in Australia.
Guide

Protection through participation: involving children in child-safe organisations

Drawing from the Children's Safety Study, a study that considered children's perceptions of safety, their safety needs and how well they believed adults and institutions protected them from harm, this paper provides practical guidance based on what children and young people have said themselves, as...
Report

Safe and sound: the safety of young people in residential care

This research report presents the findings of a study that explored the safety of young people in residential care. Commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, this study aimed to understand what young people believe institutions are doing to identify...
Briefing paper

Our safety counts: key findings from the Australian Survey of Kids and Young People - Perceptions of interpersonal safety and characteristics of safe institutions

The Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare. This release, Issue 13, presents the key findings...
Briefing paper

Our safety counts: key findings from the Australian Survey of Kids and Young People - Help-seeking and institutional responses to safety concerns

The Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare. This issue presents the key findings from the...
Briefing paper

Children's views about safety in institutions

The ICPS Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare.