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Charter of Rights resources

People working with and caring for children and young people in out-of-home care are responsible for ensuring that children and young people have access to the Charter or Rights, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and where relevant the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

As a caseworker, you have an obligation to ensure the children and young people you work with know and understand their rights. You also have a responsibility to uphold these rights and comply with them in your work with children and young people in out-of-home care.

It's not always easy to engage children and young people in these conversations. These bright, colourful resources have been created to help you explain the Charter of Rights in a way that is easy to understand, engaging and age appropriate:

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Last updated: 24 Sep 2019