National Framework indicators

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High level outcome:  Australia's children and young people are safe and well
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
1.1 Family functioning
1.2 Perceived safety
Supporting Outcome 2: Children and families access adequate support to promote safety and intervene early
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
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
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
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
6.1 Sexual abuse substantiations
6.2 Child sexual assault

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