Outcomes Framework - Safety dimension

Safety – Indicators and indicative measures

Young South Australians are safe and nurtured

Children and young people live in safe housing

  • Proportion of children and young people feeling concerned about family conflict
  • Proportion of children and young people living in households with financial hardship[1]
  • Number of children and young people experiencing homelessness.[2]

Children and young people are safe from preventable injury

  • Number of children and young people presenting to emergency departments with potentially preventable hospitalisations[3]
  • Number of deaths of children and young people being attributed to preventable/unintentional injury
  • Number of police cautions or fines issued for failing to safely restrain passengers under 16 years
  • Number of children and young people 5-13 years attending a swimming safety program.[4]

Children and young people are safe from abuse and neglect

  • Number of children and young people being admitted to out-of-home care
  • Number of children and young people with disability in out-of-home care
  • Number of children and young people in home-based care
  • Proportion of children twelve months old or under being notified to the child protection system[5]
  • Proportion of children five years being notified to the child protection system.[6]

Children and young people are safe from crime

  • Proportion of children and young people feeling unsafe in their local area at night
  • Number of children and young people who are victims of offences reported to police
  • Number of arrests involving young people 10-17 years
  • Number of police diversions involving young people 10-17 years.

 

[1]  Households that spend more than 30% of their income on housing costs.
[2]  Homelessness numbers are estimated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
[3]  Both preventable hospitalisations and preventable injuries are included.
[4]  Vacswim age range includes 5-13 years. Other preventable injury programs have also been considered eg BurnSafe, bike safety, life education and road safety programs.
[5]  A notification is recorded in the system when a report is made to the Child Abuse Report Line (CARL).
[6]  A notification is recorded in the system when a report is made to the CARL.

Health

Young South Australians are physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

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Safety

Young South Australians are safe and nurtured.

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Wellbeing

Young South Australians are happy, inspired and engaged.

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Education

Young South Australians are successful learners.

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Preparing for adulthood

Young South Australians participate actively in society.

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