Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
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 list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
This paper provides a national overview and comparison of cross-agency responses to severe child abuse.
This paper outlines recent reforms to Australian child protection systems.
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care
Enhancing the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Policy and practice considerations
Outlines the contemporary understanding of the Principle, and reviews the barriers at the policy and practice levels that impede its implementation
A practical guide for organisations, professionals and any other person responding to children and young people disclosing abuse