Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
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This paper reviews evidence about client violence, and the threat of it, towards workers in the child, family and community welfare sector.
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
An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"
Information on how to report suspected child abuse and neglect, including key contacts in each state and territory
A brief overview of child protection legislation across state and territory jurisdictions in Australia
This paper outlines recent reforms to Australian child protection systems.
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care
This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area