Once again the governments own statistics prove children are at a risk of 8.4 times higher of dying when placed into foster care.
In 2014, 79 children died in NSW. 11 of those children were in out of home care.  This means that 7 % of the children who died were removed from parents [alive] and were protected to death by the department [FACS].
There were 1,400,000 children under the age of 15 years in NSW in 2014,  leaving a total of 1,373,576 children not in OOHC. And of those children, 68 died. There were 26,424 in out of home care NSW in 2014.  And of those children [in care] 11 of them died.
This means that:
The rate of children dying in foster care is 1 child death per 2,402 children.
And the rate of children dying not in foster care is 1 child death per 20,199 children.