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Protecting Children is Everyone’s Business: National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009–2020 – Annual Report 2012-13

Aim of publication

This report is the fourth in a series of annual reports to the Council of Australian Governments and the general public on the Protecting Children is Everyone’s Business: National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009–2020 (the National Framework).  The report details the progress made and challenges faced during the fourth year of implementation of the National Framework.

Who is it for?

This report is for Commonwealth, State and Territory governments, non-government organisations and service providers.  The information contained in this report will also be of interest to individuals working with children or people who are concerned about children and their wellbeing.

What does it cover?

The report tracks progress and highlights achievements in implementing the fourth year of the National Framework.   The report details actions taken by the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments and non-government organisations through the Coalition of Organisations Committed to the Safety and Wellbeing of Australia’s Children, in the fourth year of the National Framework.

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