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Australian Centre for Child Protection

  • Deputy Director Leah Bromfield

    Deputy Director leads research for the Royal Commission

    Deputy Director 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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    Study with us

    We deliver strong career pathways for graduates and Honours students, offering unique and relevant opportunities for those seeking careers related to child protection policy and practice.

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  • Centre wins the Chancellor Award for their training and workplace support initiative

    Centre wins key award for our training and workplace support

    The Centre recently won a key award for their latest training and workplace support initiative. Congratulations to all involved!

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    Practice solutions

    The Centre is skilled in helping to deliver, shape and sharpen child protection practice through training and implementation, executive support and a process of review.

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  • Centre staff at the Awards

    Centre staff win Academic Excellence Awards

    Congratulations to Associate Professor Leah Bromfield, Dr Sara McLean and Kate Greenfield for the well-deserved recognition and celebration of their expertise, dedication and hard work at the Centre.

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    Research and Evaluation

    We provide research that informs policy makers and service providers on the most effective strategies to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. We are one of few centres creating a knowledge base with relevant, practical application.

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    Policy solutions

    The Centre offers a unique, tailored service to those responsible for the formulation of policy in the arena of child protection

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    Latest news and events from the Centre

    Discover the Centre's latest news, events and the awards we have recently received in our autumn newsletter.

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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.

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