Australian Centre for Child Protection

  • ACCP Director, Professor Fiona Arney

    For children's sake! Healthy Development Adelaide Oration

    Director Fiona Arney outlined what we need to do to transform child protection systems in Australia.

    View the Oration here
  • Pregnant woman

    FASD Awareness Month and International FASD Awareness Day

    We are at the forefront of emerging areas of research in child protection, like FASD.

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  • Happy family with boy on dad's shoulders

    You're invited! child protection practitioners are invited to participate in key research

    If you are or have been involved in decision making about placement of kids in care you are invited.

    Learn more & participate
  • Sand design

    "Empowering Indigenous communities to prevent child abuse and neglect"

    Prof Fiona Arney & A/Prof Alwin Chong discuss this and more in 'The Conversation'.

    Read the article online
  • Children playing with pinwheel

    Abuse & neglect: Australia's child protection crisis

    Prof Bromfield discusses recent instances of child abuse & neglect, resourcing constraints & need for substantial new investment by governments in prevention.

    Read The Conversation
  • Deputy Director Leah Bromfield

    Deputy Director leads research for the Royal Commission

    Professor Leah Bromfield heads up the research program of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as Professorial Fellow.

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  • Aunt Sue Blacklock with Prof Fiona Arney

    Our Ambassador Aunt Sue Blacklock calls for more kinship carers, warning of another stolen generation

    Aboriginal Elder and Inaugural Ambassador for the Centre, Aunt Sue Blacklock discusses in key article.

    Read online
  • Girl with Down Syndrome

    Watch our Director explain the role of an South Australian Children's Commissioner

    Our Director, Professor Fiona Arney, and the National Children's Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, outline this role with students.

    Watch online here

Driving innovation in child protection policy and practice

The Australian Centre for Child Protection is dedicated to research that focuses on practical tools and techniques that benefit front-line staff in child and family protective services so that they can truly help children and families.


Areas of study and research

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