Australian Centre for Child Protection

  • ACCP Director, Professor Fiona Arney

    For children's sake! Healthy Development Adelaide 11th Annual Oration

    Join us on Wed 02 September 2015 for this free Oration on what we need to do to transform child protection systems in Australia.

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  • National Child Protection Week poster 2015

    Celebrating National Child Protection Week 6-12 Sept 2015

    Let's all play our part in promoting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people - "Protecting children is everyone's business".

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

    If you are or have been involved in decision making about the placement of children in care you are invited to participate in this pioneering research study.

    Learn more & participate
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    FASD Awareness Month and International FASD Awareness Day, 09 September

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

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  • 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, outlines this role with students.

    Watch online here
  • Older person comforting child - holding their hand

    Is there a better system to protect kids whose parents are convicted of murder?

    Read our recent leading edge article by PhD candidate Rosemaria Flaherty and Director Prof Fiona Arney in The Conversation.

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    "Empowering Indigenous communities to prevent child abuse and neglect"

    Prof Fiona Arney & Alwin Chong, Director of Yaitya Purruna Indigenous Health, discuss this and more in 'The Conversation'.

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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.

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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.


Areas of study and research

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