This report highlights best practice principles for safeguarding children in residential care and youth justice.
Child abuse and neglect
This report presents key statistics on the number of children and young people involved with child protection services during 2018/19.
Event date: 9:00am-4:30pm, Tuesday 7 April 2020, Mooloolaba, Qld.
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.
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"