Child Family Community Australia

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is an information exchange for practitioners, policy makers, service providers and researchers working with children, families and communities. CFCA is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.

Recent publications

Child deaths from abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— May 2016

An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia

Community engagement: A key strategy for improving outcomes for Australian families
CFCA Paper— Apr 2016

This paper seeks to clarify what community engagement involves, and the role it can play in improving outcomes for children and families

Age of consent laws
CFCA Resource Sheet— Apr 2016

Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia

AIFS 2016 Conference

6-8 July, Melbourne
Program now available
Early bird registrations close 16 May


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