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
  • 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[7]
  • Number of arrests 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.
[7]  This measure includes against-the-person offences committed against children and young people, but excludes sexual offences because of the time lags in the reporting of sexual offences.

Health

Young South Australians are physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

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Safety

Young South Australians are safe and nurtured.

Wellbeing

Young South Australians are happy, inspired and engaged.

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Education

Young South Australians are successful learners.


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Citizenship

Young South Australians participate actively in society.

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