An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia
Child protection legislation
The Queensland Family and Child Commission has published three reports which review the foster care and blue card system.
The NSW government has released a discussion paper on strengthening child sexual abuse laws and seeks submissions in response.
Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
From 1 July 2017 mandatory reporting will apply to early childhood education and care professionals in Queensland.
Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16
This QFCC report examines Queensland child death review mechanisms and recommends ways that child services can better protect vulnerable children.
Report - Interim report: Royal Commission into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory
This interim report outlines the actions taken, observations made and future directions planned for the Royal Commission.
The Parliament of New South Wales has released a final report of the NSW child protection inquiry.