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

The economic costs of child abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2018

An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia

Grandparents spending time with granddaughter in park in Hong Kong.
CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2018

An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia

Young girl walking in a puddle of water barefoot
CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2018

An overview of child abuse and neglect terminology, including broad definitions of physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect and sexual abuse

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CFCA Resource Sheet— Jul 2018

This resource sheet summarises data that link the child protection system and youth justice supervision in Australia.

Our next event

Webinar
27 September 2018 13:00 to 14:00

This webinar will discuss recent research on young people’s experiences of the family law system and its implications for child-inclusive practice.

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