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List: Standards, Policies & Instruments



Care and Protection Practice Standards

Key expectations of DCJ practitioners and leaders in their work with children, their parents and families/kin.

NSW Child Safe Standards for Permanent Care

Standards which support a dual accreditation process for agencies providing statutory OOHC and adoption services.

Caring for Kids

A carer guide with basic information about which decisions are made by the carer and which need to be made by the agency.

NSW Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care

Outlines the general rights and responsibilities of every child and young person in OOHC. These rights reflect the rights of all children.

The Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 requires that these rights are supported by carers and caseworkers.

NDIS interface

Guidelines for managing the interface between Early Intervention, Child Protection and OOHC with the NDIS.

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Last updated: 06 Mar 2020