Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

Rights and responsibilities

It is our responsibility to ensure that children and young people in the child protection system are cared for in a safe and accountable way. This involves:

The Child Protection Act 1999 outlines the appropriate standards for providing quality care. Foster and kinship carers and service providers have a duty to comply with the Act. For further information, refer to our legislation page.



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