Outlines the role and duties of children's commissioners, and how they differ between Australian states and territories
CFCA produces a range of publications. These include CFCA Papers, which offer an objective exploration of how research applies to policy and practice, and are written by or in collaboration with expert researchers and service providers. CFCA Resource Sheets and Practitioner Resources are shorter papers that focus on a specific issue in depth.
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An overview of online safety for parents, including useful resources and practical tips for monitoring and protecting children online
This resource explores how an understanding of abuse and neglect of children with disability can assist in establishing child-safe organisations.
An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia
Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.
Outlines the different approaches and instruments used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment
Enhancing the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Policy and practice considerations
Outlines the contemporary understanding of the Principle, and reviews the barriers at the policy and practice levels that impede its implementation
An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
A brief history of developments in child protection services in Australia and internationally