This report find that young offenders with child protection backgrounds engage in more serious offending and from a younger age than other children.
Child abuse and neglect
This suite of resources provide guidance on interviewing children and young people as part of reportable conduct investigations in Victoria.
A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2016–2017
An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"
This survey seeks the views of professionals who have worked with serious child neglect.
Feedback is invited on draft guidelines for trauma-aware education policy and programs.
This report sets out the Queensland Government's plan to address all forms of sexual violence, harassment and abuse.
This report highlights the vulnerabilities of children with teenage parents, who are a small but important cohort reported to child protection.
The Family Matters report 2019: Measuring trends to turn the tide on the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care in Australia
This annual report reviews progress in addressing the over-representation of Indigenous children in child protection systems.
Intergenerational impacts of family violence: Mothers and children in a large prospective pregnancy cohort study
This article adds to what is known about the intergenerational impact of family violence and child abuse.