About the publisher

Children Australia is published by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare. For over 100 years, the Centre has advanced the rights and wellbeing of children, young people and families in Victoria. They advocate for the rights of children and young people to be heard, to be safe, to access education and to remain connected to family, community and culture.

The Centre represents over 100 Victorian organisations working across the continuum of child and family services, from prevention and early intervention to the provision of out-of-home care. Their members are at the forefront of supporting children, young people and families, and include ACCOS, community service organisations, Peak bodies, health service providers, councils, advocacy organisations, as well as individuals and students.