A guide to the various child safety screening programs in each Australian state and territory
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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This paper provides a national overview and comparison of cross-agency responses to severe child abuse.
This paper presents a review of available literature on problem sexual behaviours and sexually abusive behaviours exhibited in young people.
An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia
Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16
An overview of what is known about the prevalence of different forms of child abuse and neglect in Australia
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