Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Common permanency concepts
      • Permanency data in child protection and adoptions collections
      • Data development
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • What is child protection?
      • What are permanency planning and long-term care?
      • Policy context
      • Building an evidence base
      • Potential data sources
      • Structure of this report
    • 2 Challenges in collecting consistent permanency-related data
      • Permanency planning pathways
      • Variations between jurisdictions
      • Distinction between legal permanence and placement stability
    • 3 Permanency data from AIHW child protection and adoptions collections
      • Available data
      • Child protection data
      • Adoptions data
    • 4 Identified data gaps and improvements to reporting on long-term care
      • Data gaps
      • Ongoing data development
    • End matter
      • Glossary
      • References
      • List of tables
      • List of figures
      • Related publications
    • Appendix A: Permanent care-related concepts, definitions, legislative and policy contexts, by jurisdiction
    • Appendix B: National mapping of care and protection orders