Daryl Higgins

Daryl Higgins is Director of the Institute of Child Protection Studies at Australian Catholic University (ACU). His research focuses on public health approaches to protecting children and child-safe organisational strategies. A registered psychologist, Daryl has been researching child abuse impacts and prevention, family violence and family functioning for over 25 years.

Prior to joining ACU, Daryl was the Deputy Director (Research) at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, where he had responsibility for the research program, knowledge translation and exchange functions focusing on issues affecting families in Australia.