This paper outlines recent reforms to Australian child protection systems.
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This paper explores the development of the collective impact framework and its ability to create population-level change on complex social issues.
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
An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
An overview of the risk and protective factors for child abuse and neglect in families
Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
An overview of what is known about the prevalence of different forms of child abuse and neglect in Australia
Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities