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Measure 2.12: list of tables


  • Table D2.12.1: Children in the child protection system, by Indigenous status, 2009 to 2018

  • Table D2.12.2: Children who were the subjects of substantiations of notifications, by age, Indigenous status and state/territory, 2017–18

  • Table D2.12.3: Children aged 0–17 who were the subjects of substantiations of notifications, by Indigenous status and state/territory, 2017–18

  • Table D2.12.4: Children aged 0–17 who were the subject of a substantiation of a notification: type of abuse or neglect, by Indigenous status and state/territory, 2014–15 (table no longer provided - please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D2.12.5: Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 0–17 who were the subject of a substantiation of a notification received during the relevant year, by state/territory, 2008–09 to 2017–18

  • Table D2.12.6: Children on care and protection orders, by age, Indigenous status and state/territory, 30 June 2018

  • Table D2.12.7: Children on care and protection orders, by Indigenous status and state/territory, 30 June 2018

  • Table D2.12.8: Children on care and protection orders, by type of order, Indigenous status and state/territory, 30 June 2018

  • Table D2.12.9: Children discharged from care and protection orders, by length of time on an order and state/territory, 2017–18

  • Table D2.12.10: Number of children on care and protection orders, by Indigenous status and state/territory, at 30 June 2009 to 30 June 2018

  • Table D2.12.11: Children on care and protection orders, by Indigenous status and state/territory, 30 June 2009 to 30 June 2018

  • Table D2.12.12: Children in out-of-home care, by Indigenous status and state/territory, 30 June 2018

  • Table D2.12.13: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care: Indigenous status and relationship of carer, by state/territory, 30 June 2015 (table no longer provided - please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D2.12.14: Stressors experienced in childhood, by state/territory, selected Indigenous Australians aged 4–14, 2014–15

  • Table D2.12.15: Stressors experienced in childhood, by remoteness, selected Indigenous Australians aged 4–14, 2014–15

  • Table D2.12.16: Number of children substantiated in 2016–17 and subsequently placed on care and protection orders within 12 months, by Indigenous status and state/territory

Data sources

  • Child Protection Collection
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey

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