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Developments to strengthen systems for child protection across Australia

S Wise

The Australian Institute of Family Studies | Published : 2017

Abstract

Developments to strengthen systems for child protection across Australia Dr Sarah Wise CFCA Paper No. 44 — November 2017 Read full publication Child protection systems are multidimensional, complex, continually adapting entities that seek to prevent and respond to protection-related risks. Systems for child protection in Australia today are facing significant challenges. This has created the imperative to go beyond incremental adjustments and aim for transformational change. This paper outlines the latest iteration of changes within Australian child protection systems. It draws on a survey completed by child protection departments across Australia on change and reform planned or underway s..

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