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
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
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care