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Children and young people

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2015-11-02T00:00:00+10:00 11.2015
Accessing electronically stored evidence of child exploitation material offences

This research paper examines the legislative limitations of section 154 of the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 in relation to the investigation of offences involving child exploitation material and identifies options for reform.

2015-08-31T00:00:00+10:00 08.2015
Child sexual victimisation in Queensland (DOC, 649.5 kB)

This paper provides an overview of legal and administrative developments in the area of child sexual victimisation in Queensland. It includes key administrative and legislative changes in Queensland from 2000 to August 2015. Word version.

2015-08-31T00:00:00+10:00 08.2015
Child sexual victimisation in Queensland (PDF, 422.1 kB)

This paper provides an overview of legal and administrative developments in the area of child sexual victimisation in Queensland. It includes key administrative and legislative changes in Queensland from 2000 to August 2015. PDF version.

2014-12-09T11:10:00+10:00 12.2014
Review of the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008

The CCC reviewed how the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008 had been used by the police and the courts in its first five years of operation. It identified barriers that are currently inhibiting use of the Act and recommended areas for potential improvement.

2013-06-27T11:55:00+10:00 06.2013
Vulnerable victims: child homicide by parents (PDF, 542.5 kB)

This Research and Issues Paper focuses on cases of suspected homicide of vulnerable victims under the age of 16, particularly homicide perpetrated by a parent. Although police investigators are the paper’s primary audience, the paper is also a useful reference for professionals such as clinicians, ambulance officers or child protection workers who may encounter children at risk of being murdered by their parent.

2013-06-27T11:30:00+10:00 06.2013
Vulnerable victims: child homicide by parents (Word version) (DOC, 587.0 kB)

This Research and Issues Paper focuses on cases of suspected homicide of vulnerable victims under the age of 16, particularly homicide perpetrated by a parent. Although police investigators are the paper’s primary audience, the paper is also a useful reference for professionals such as clinicians, ambulance officers or child protection workers who may encounter children at risk of being murdered by their parent. Word version.

2009-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2009
Interactions between police and young people (PDF, 677.3 kB)

Three research studies on relations between police and young people, including analysis of complaints against police by young people and results from a school-based-program to reduce risk-taking behaviour.

2007-07-01T00:00:00+10:00 07.2007
Childhood physical abuse and adult offending: are they linked, and is there scope for early intervention? (Research & Issues Paper, No.6) (PDF, 274.3 kB)

Study examining the relationship between physical abuse during childhood and later offending as an adult.

2007-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2007
Reforming child protection in Queensland: A review of the implementation of recommendations contained in the CMC's Protecting children report (PDF, 326.1 kB)

Review of the implementation of recommendations made in the CMC’s Protecting Children report.

2004-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2004
Child-focused sexual abuse prevention programs: how effective are they in preventing child abuse? (Research & Issues Paper, No. 5) (PDF, 109.1 kB)

This paper examines the current research into the effectiveness of programs designed to prevent the sexual abuse of children.

2004-01-01T11:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Protecting children: report summary (PDF, 601.6 kB)

Summary of the CMC’s Protecting children (2004) report on the abuse of children in foster care in Queensland; includes recommendations.

2004-01-01T11:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Protecting children: an inquiry into abuse of children in foster care (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Report of an inquiry into Queensland's foster care system. Recommendations for reform include the call for a new Department of Child Safety dedicated exclusively to protecting the rights of children, particularly those in foster care.

2003-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2003
Youth justice: criminal trajectories (Research & Issues Paper, No. 4) (PDF, 90.6 kB)

This study examines the entire population of young offenders in the state who in 1994–95 received a supervised juvenile justice order and traces their involvement in criminal offending into adulthood.

2003-07-30T10:00:00+10:00 07.2003
Abuse of children in foster care

A CMC public enquiry into the abuse of foster children in Queensland resulted in 110 recommendations for reform of the foster care system.

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