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

Protection through participation
CFCA Practitioner Resource— Apr 2017

Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves

The prevalence of child abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— Apr 2017

An overview of what is known about the prevalence of different forms of child abuse and neglect in Australia

Corporal punishment: Key issues
CFCA Resource Sheet— Mar 2017

Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children

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