National Framework indicators

High level outcome:  Australia's children and young people are safe and well

Number Name
0.1 Child protection substantiations
0.2 Out-of-home care
0.3 Teenage births
0.4 Low birthweight
0.5 Child homicide
0.6 Early childhood development
0.7 Child social and emotional wellbeing
0.8 Family economic situation

Supporting Outcome 1: Children live in safe and supportive families and communities 

Number Name
1.1 Family functioning
1.2 Perceived safety

Supporting Outcome 2: Children and families access adequate support to promote safety and intervene early

Number Name
2.1 Family support service use
2.2 Early childhood education
2.3 Antenatal care

Supporting Outcome 3: Risk factors for child abuse and neglect are addressed

Number Name
3.1 Parental substance use (drugs)
3.2 Parental substance use (alcohol)
3.3 Parental mental health
3.4 Homelessness
3.5 Domestic violence

Supporting Outcome 4: Children who have been abused or neglected receive the support and care they need for their safety and wellbeing

Number Name
4.1 Child protection resubstantiations
4.2 Placement stability
4.3 Carer retention
4.4 Rebuilding resilience of abuse survivors*
4.5 Literacy and numeracy
4.6 Leaving care plans
4.7 Cross-sector clients
(a) Child protection clients in youth justice

Supporting Outcome 5: Indigenous children are supported and safe in their families and communities

Number Name
5.1 Placement of Indigenous children (compliance)*
5.2 Placement of Indigenous children (relatives/kin)
5.3 Placement of Indigenous children (agency)*
5.4 Cultural support plans

Supporting Outcome 6: Child sexual abuse and exploitation is prevented and survivors receive adequate support

Number Name
6.1 Sexual abuse substantiations
6.2 Child sexual assault

* Indicator not currently reportable due to limitations in data availability/quality.