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Title Child protection Australia 2005-06
Published Canberra : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, [2007]
©2007

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  362.70994 Aus/Cws  2007/40  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 92 pages ; 30 cm
Series Child welfare series ; no. 40
Child welfare series ; no. 40
Contents Background: Child protection systems: reporting of child protection matters; Important differences among states and territories; Changes in child protection policies and practices; Family support services; Recent policy changes; The child protection data -- Notifications, investigations and substantiations: Overview: scope of the data collection; Categories used for notifications and investigations; Data and analysis: number of notifications, investigations and substantiations; Characteristics of children; Rates of children in substantiations; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; Additional data on notifications and substantiations -- Care and protection orders: Overview: children who are in need of care and protection; Types of care and protection orders; Scope of the data collection; State and territory differences; Data and analysis: admissions, discharges and orders issued; trends in the number of children on orders; characteristics of children on care and protection orders; Rates of children on care and protection orders; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children -- Out-of-home care: Overview: children who are placed in out-of-home care; Scope and coverage of out-of-home care data collection; Data and analysis: Admissions and discharges; Trends in numbers of out-of-home care; Characteristics of children in out-of-home care; Rates of children in out-of-home care; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children -- Appendix 1: Detailed tables: child protection; Care and protection orders; Out--of-home care -- Appendix 2: Technical notes: Calculation of rates: rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; Rates for other (Australian) children; Identification of Indigenous status: children; caregivers; Appendix 3: Legislation: Child protection legislation; Legislative definition of "in need of care and protection"; Appendix 4: Mandatory reporting requirements
Summary Includes statistics for rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in substantiations -rate was five times higher across Australia; trends in rates; Indigenous children were more likely to be the subject of a stustantiation of neglect
Notes "AIHW cat. no. CSW 28"
Subject Abused children -- Australia -- Statistics.
Abused children -- Australia.
Child abuse -- Australia -- Statistics.
Child abuse -- Australia.
Child welfare -- Australia -- Statistics.
Child welfare -- Australia.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Children -- Institutional care -- Australia.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Author Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
ISBN 9781740246347