An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
This report explores the role of social and environmental factors in influencing EGMs or 'pokies' use in local hotels and clubs.
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
Australian Institute of Family Studies annual reports describe the research and operations of the Institute, along with highlights for the year.
An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia
An overview of child abuse and neglect terminology, including broad definitions of physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect and sexual abuse
This resource sheet summarises data that link the child protection system and youth justice supervision in Australia.
Direct cross‑examination in family law matters: Incidence and context of direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants
This report explores quantitative and qualitative data relevant to direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants in family law matters
Children and young people in separated families: Family law system experiences and needs: Final Report 2018
This Research Report investigates the experiences and needs of young people whose parents have separated and have accessed the family law system.
This report is aimed at providing a better understanding of the needs of the carers of children who are living in out-of-home care in Australia.