This paper provides a national overview and comparison of cross-agency responses to severe child abuse.
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This paper outlines recent reforms to Australian child protection systems.
A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2015-16
Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16
Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
An overview of what is known about the prevalence of different forms of child abuse and neglect in Australia
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care