Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (160K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols used in tables
    • Executive summary
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (380K PDF)
    2. History of child protection and out-of-home care performance indicators
    3. Child protection and out-of-home care performance indicators
      • Substantiation rate
      • Resubstantiation rate
      • Substantiation rate after decision not to substantiate
      • Safety in out-of-home care
      • Stability of placement
      • Placement with extended family
      • Children aged under 12 years in home-based care
      • Placement in accordance with the Aboriginal Child Placement Principle
      • Summary
    4. Data interpretation (316K PDF)
      • New South Wales
      • Victoria
      • Queensland
      • Western Australia
      • South Australia
      • Tasmania
      • Australian Capital Territory
      • Northern Territory
    5. Future directions
      • Continuity of caseworker
      • Response time to commence investigation
      • Response time to complete investigation
      • Local placement
      • Placement with sibling
      • Children with documented case plan
      • Safe return home
      • Permanent care
      • Improved education, health and wellbeing of the child
  • End matter (303K PDF)
    • Appendix 1: Detailed Tables
      • New South Wales
      • Victoria
      • Queensland
      • Western Australia
      • South Australia
      • Tasmania
      • Australian Capital Territory
      • Northern Territory
    • Appendix 2: Population data
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures