Child Family Community Australia

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is AIFS’ information hub for evidence, resources and support for professionals working in the child, family and community welfare sector.

Recent publications

Australian legal definitions: When is a child in need of protection?
CFCA Resource Sheet— Dec 2019

An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"

A rainbow coloured flag representing the LGBTIQA communities
CFCA Resource Sheet— Nov 2019

A glossary of common terms used within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities

Portrait of Australian Boy at Lismore, NSW, Australia
CFCA Paper— Aug 2019

This paper describes the configuration and characteristics of current therapeutic residential care services in Australia.

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