Child protection frameworks

  • Care and Protection of Children Act
    Find out about the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007, the primary legislation administered by the Department of Children and Families' Child Protection branch.
  • Charter of rights for children in care in the Northern Territory
    Find out about the charter of rights for children, including how this relates to case workers, and get fact sheets and other resources.
  • Information for carers policies, guidelines and forms
    Territory Families policies that relate to children in care, for staff and carers
  • Child protection and out of home care policies
    The policies govern the delivery of child protection and out of home care services, and support to vulnerable families and children.
  • Signs of Safety
    The Signs of Safety is a constantly evolving approach to child protection casework. The approach focuses on practices, tools and methods that make a real difference for professionals and families facing the complex problems of child abuse.
  • Safe and Together
    The Safe and Together Model is an internationally recognised suite of tools and interventions designed to help child welfare professionals become domestic violence informed. The Safe and Together Model was developed by the Safe and Together Institute.

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