An interim report from the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory, presented in 2017. The Royal Commission has been established to provide an evaluation of the justice system in the Northern Territory and provide measures and improvements to help Indigenous children.
The Australian Government Department of Social Services 2010-2022 national plan to reduce violence against women and their children. One in three Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15. This report outlines the actions made by the government to reduce levels of violence and promote gender equality over the coming years
This 2014 report by the Australian Government Institute of Health and Welfare looks at children receiving child protection services in each jurisdiction; the number of substantiations per child; co-occurring types of abuse and neglect; socioeconomic status; and ‘average day’ measures. The report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2012-13) also includes detailed statistical information on state and territory child protection and support services, and some of the characteristics of the children receiving these services. Childcare and education statistics can be sought here.download the report
This report by the NSW Ombudsman examines whether NSW Community Services’ capacity to adequately respond to children assessed as being at risk of significant harm has improved as a result of changes to the child protection system introduced through Keep Them Safe. A Special Report to Parliament under s31 of the Ombudsman Act 1974.
In 2011 the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs tabled this report of its inquiry into the high level of involvement of Indigenous juveniles and young adults in the criminal justice system.
A report prepared for the Minister for Juvenile Justice in 2010 by Noetic Solutions, considering a range of issues including the increasing detention that was occurring despite static crime rates.
This 2008 report by The Hon James Wood AO QC was commissioned to investigate the changes needed for the child protection system to provide more effective services to protect children and to meet future levels of demand.