Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is the Australian Government's key research body in the area of family wellbeing.

Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA)

ACWA works towards improving the quality of services to children and young people through research, advocacy and training activities. This site provides news, information and details of their training programmes.

Child Abuse Prevention Service (CAPS)

Child Abuse Prevention Service runs a 24-hour National Telephone Support Line on 1800 688 009 for those affected by child abuse, needing family support or concerned about the welfare of a child. CAPS also delivers child protection services through schools and community groups. The website has free resources which promote child protection and abuse prevention targeted at different groups including for kids, teachers, parents and carers and council and community workers.

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA)

CFCA has quality, evidence-based publications and resources for professionals in the areas of protecting children, supporting families and strengthening communities.

Child Protection Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse collects and shares information on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. This site contains research publications, newsletters, resource guides, programme databases and links.

Child Protection Guidelines

The NSW Interagency Guidelines for Child Protection Intervention 2000 edition, revised in 2005, is the key document for providing practical guidance on interagency cooperation in child protection.


ChildSafe Limited exists to serve organisations working with children and young people, with the goal of improved child safety. The focus is on the needs of churches.

CREATE Foundation

CREATE Foundation is Australia’s peak body representing the voices of all children and young people in out of home care.

Global Initiative to End all Corporal Punishment of Children

Initiative aimed at prohibiting and eliminating corporal punishment of children in the family, schools, alternative care and penal systems.

Human Rights Commission - Child rights

Educational resources to support the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. From the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Help for victims of sexual assault

Sexual assault is a crime. Its impact can be devastating. However, recovery is possible and there is help available to assist you.

Keep Them Safe: A shared approach to child wellbeing

Keep Them Safe is the NSW Government’s five-year plan to fundamentally change the way children and families are supported and protected. Its aim is to improve the safety, welfare and wellbeing of all children and young people in New South Wales.

Kids Help Line newsletter

Provides up to date information about what's happening at Kids Help Line.

National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect (NAPCAN)

NAPCAN develops resources and campaigns for the prevention of child abuse. Their site provides information about their work, details of resources and how to purchase them.

National Framework for protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020

The National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020 (the National Framework), endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments in April 2009, is an ambitious, long-term approach to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children. It aims to deliver a substantial and sustained reduction in levels of child abuse and neglect over time.

The NSW Office of the Children's Guardian

The NSW Children's Guardian is an independent statutory office set up to promote the best interests and rights of children and young people in out-of-home care in New South Wales.

Young carers NSW

This website is for front line workers who want to learn more about young carers. It contains an eLearning tool which explains who young carers are, the kinds of things they do and the impact being a young carer can have on a child or young person.


Information about Youthsafe resources to help teach young people about Occupational Health and Safety.