Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
Child abuse and neglect
This short article describes how understanding brain development can help inform approaches to working with children affected by trauma.
Submissions open for Inquiry into the implementation of the National Redress Scheme for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.
This report highlights best practice principles for safeguarding children in residential care and youth justice.
This report presents key statistics on the number of children and young people involved with child protection services during 2018/19.
This report presents findings on the mental health of justice-involved young people in Queensland and Western Australia.
Reading and numeracy attainment of children reported to child protection services: A population record linkage study controlling for other adversities
This study finds that children with child protection reports were more likely to attain below average educational outcomes.
Annual progress report 2019: Implementation of recommendations from the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
This report reviews the Australian Government's progress towards implementing the Royal Commission's recommendations in 2019.
This report find that young offenders with child protection backgrounds engage in more serious offending and from a younger age than other children.
This suite of resources provide guidance on interviewing children and young people as part of reportable conduct investigations in Victoria.