Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Technical notes
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Child protection overview
      • 1.2 Child protection data components
    • 2 Children receiving child protection services
      • 2.1 Overview and key statistics
      • 2.2 Child protection services received
      • 2.3 Characteristics of child protection clients
    • 3 Notifications, investigations and substantiations
      • 3.1 Overview and key statistics
      • 3.2 Cases and the children involved
      • 3.3 National trends
    • 4 Care and protection orders
      • 4.1 Overview and key statistics
      • 4.2 Types of orders issued
      • 4.3 Children and orders
      • 4.4 National trends
    • 5 Out-of-home care
      • 5.1 Overview and key statistics
      • 5.2 Children
      • 5.3 National trends
    • 6 Carers
      • 6.1 Overview and key statistics
      • 6.2 Foster carer households
      • 6.3 Relative/kinship carer households
    • 7 Intensive family support services
      • 7.1 Overview and key statistics
      • 7.2 Children commencing services
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Detailed tables
    • Appendix B: Technical notes
    • Appendix C: Data quality statement: Child Protection National Minimum Data Set
    • Appendix D: Mandatory reporting requirements | Appendixes D-I (311KB PDF)
    • Appendix E: Legislation
    • Appendix F: Policy and practice differences in states and territories
    • Appendix G: Recent state and territory policy changes
    • Appendix H: Jurisdictions' data systems
    • Appendix I: Inquiries into child protection services
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications