This paper outlines recent reforms to Australian child protection systems.
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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
Planning for the evaluation of supported and community playgroups
This document is intended to provide information on a set of principles that capture the essential core components of a high-quality playgroup.
Findings from the latest research on activities and strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect
Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16