Publications

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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Children in care

CFCA Resource Sheet— September 2018

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

Grandparents spending time with granddaughter in park in Hong Kong.

What is child abuse and neglect?

CFCA Resource Sheet— September 2018

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

Young girl walking in a puddle of water barefoot

Child deaths from abuse and neglect

CFCA Resource Sheet— October 2017

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

Child deaths from abuse and neglect

Age of consent laws

CFCA Resource Sheet— July 2017

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

Age of consent laws

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