Keeping Kids Central develops knowledge and understanding of child-safe and child-centred practice.

It explores the conditions and factors that facilitate child-safe environments when working with families experiencing domestic and family violence. Keeping Kids Central features practice tools for engaging and support children and young people experiencing vulnerability. The learning is delivered flexibly in modes that suit your needs including self-paced online modules and face-to-face workshops. Workshops are tailorable according to organisational needs.

To enrol in Keeping Kids Central online modules, send your name and email address to

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Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

This portal is aimed at people working in youth-serving organizations to help them better prevent and respond to harm to children.

If you would like to talk to a trained professional about what you’ve seen on the Portal, or need help, please call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.


If you believe a child or young person is in immediate danger, call Police on 000.

Emergency and safety

Further information

For further information on crisis responses and reporting child abuse and neglect, see: Australian Institue of Family Studies website.

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