An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"
Statutory child protection
This series of resources provide information and advice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents in contact with child protection services.
This survey seeks the views of workers and service providers in the child protection and family support system in Queensland.
Young people transitioning from out-of-home care: What do public inquiries tell us about the state of current policy and practice in Australia?
This short article summarises key messages from recent public inquiries about supporting young people leaving out-of-home care.
This paper describes the new consolidated intensive support system for at-risk children and families in South Australia.
Event dates: 14–16 November 2019, Melbourne, Vic.
What is known about systems that enable the ‘public health approach’ to protecting children: Consultation paper
This report outlines what is known about systems that enable the ‘public health approach’ to protecting children and invites community feedback.
This report presents key statistics on the number of children and young people involved with child protection services during 2017/18.
Event date: 1:00–2:00pm AEDT, 1 March 2019, Collingwood, Vic.
Resource – Nurturing care for early childhood development: A framework for helping children survive and thrive to transform health and human potential
This resource provides an action plan for policies and services to support children in the early years.