A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16
Statutory child protection
Report - The same four walls: Isolation, separation and lockdowns in the Victorian youth justice system
This report from the Commission for Children and Young People (Vic) examines isolation and other practices in Victorian youth justice facilities.
This QFCC report examines Queensland child death review mechanisms and recommends ways that child services can better protect vulnerable children.
Report - What is known about the placement and outcomes of siblings in foster care?: An international literature review (UK)
This literature review from the Rees Centre (UK) found that, in general, siblings placed together experienced greater stability of placement.
The Parliament of New South Wales has released a final report of the NSW child protection inquiry.
This report from the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) documents the deaths of children and young people in Qld between 2015-2016.
Recent research from the UK highlights the factors that influence the likelihood of a child re-entering the child protection system.
This report by the University of NSW explores the life experiences for children who grew up in out-of-home care in the twentieth century in Australia.
Report - Vulnerable young people: Interactions across homelessness, youth justice and child protection 2011-2015
The AIHW has released a report exploring young people’s interaction with specialist homelessness services and the implications for service delivery.
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature