Protecting children

  • Child abuse

    Find out about child abuse, including what it is, what can cause it, how to recognise it, what to do if you suspect it is happening, why you should report it, and how to report it.

  • Child sexual abuse

    Find out about child sexual abuse, including what it is, what is considered normal sexual behaviour in children, how to protect children from sexual abuse, myths and facts, and how to get advice and report it.

  • Preventing abuse

    Most people want to love and care for their children, but parents can harm their children when stress, tiredness, lack of skills, information or support combine to make the pressures of caring for them overwhelming.

  • Report child abuse

    Find out how to report child abuse.

  • Respond to child abuse

    If you have a reason to suspect a child in Queensland is experiencing harm, or is at risk of experiencing harm, you need to contact Child Safety Services.

  • Child Safety Practice Manual

    The Child Safety Practice Manual provides a comprehensive set of procedures that guide and inform the delivery of child protection services in Queensland.