The RoGS uses a performance indicator framework to provide information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of child protection, out-of-home care and family support services. Where possible, results are provided for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children for each service type. Child protection reporting in the RoGS complements national-level reporting under the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020.
This presentation will outline the RoGS performance indicator framework for out-of-home care services and the recent performance of governments; discuss developments for reporting on governments’ objective to deliver services in an equitable manner; and potential measures for the RoGS on the outcomes for children leaving out-of-home care as they move into adulthood. As a result, conference participants will be better informed on how performance information in the RoGS can be used to facilitate improvement in the wellbeing of young people who are receiving out-of-home care services.