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released: 22 Sep 2014 author: AIHW

Over the past few years, the AIHW, with dedicated national resources made available through the Australian Government, has worked with all jurisdictions to implement a new Child Protection National Minimum Data Set (CP NMDS) for reporting on child protection. This working paper describes the development and implementation of the CP NMDS and highlights key new analyses able to be reported for the first time at the national level. It also outlines the need for ongoing development work.

ISSN 1320-081X; ISBN 978-1-74249-637-5; Cat. no. CWS 50; 28pp.; $9

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Development of the CP NMDS
      • 2.1 What is the CP NMDS?
      • 2.2 What were the aims of implementing the CP NMDS?
      • 2.3 What is the scope and content of the data set?
    • 3 From implementation onwards: key findings, challenges and next steps
      • 3.1 What were the key new findings from the 2012-13 CP NMDS?
      • 3.2 What were the challenges faced in the 2012-13 collection?
      • 3.3 Where to from here?
  • End matter
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Further information and related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. A new approach to national child protection data: implementation of the Child Protection National Minimum Data Set. Child welfare series no. 59. Cat. no. CWS 50. Canberra: AIHW.

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