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

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CFCA Paper— Jun 2019

Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.

Reporting abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— Jun 2019

Information on how to report suspected child abuse and neglect, including key contacts in each state and territory

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Families and Children Expert Panel practice resource— Mar 2019

This resource is for practitioners and policy makers who want to learn more about the needs assessment process or how to conduct a needs assessment.

CFCA Resource Sheet— Jan 2019

A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2016–2017

Our next event

09 July 2019 13:00 to 14:00

This webinar will discuss how service organisations can work with Aboriginal communities to increase accessibility for First Nations families.


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