Children

  • Australian legal definitions: when is a child in need of protection? (CFCA Resource Sheet – July 2019, Australian Institute of Family Studies).
    This CFCA resource sheet is a single reference guide for practitioners and researchers on legal definitions of ‘a child is in need of protection’, as set out in civil child protection legislation in each Australian jurisdiction.
  • Echo Parenting & Education, The Impact of Trauma (2017).
    This fact sheet explains the lasting impacts of childhood trauma on victims. Examples of impacts include loss of safety, loss of trust and re-enactment of the trauma.
  • Family Court of Australia, Exposure to family violence and its effect on children (2013).
    This fact sheet provides information about the effects of family violence on children and parenting behaviours, the protective factors for children, and risks to children on separation. It also provides contact details for help and advice organisations.