Child protection legislation

What is child abuse and neglect?

CFCA Resource Sheet— September 2018

An overview of child abuse and neglect terminology, including broad definitions of physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect and sexual abuse

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Child deaths from abuse and neglect

CFCA Resource Sheet— October 2017

An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia

Child deaths from abuse and neglect

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