Child Protection Manual is the practice manual for statutory child protection in Victoria. It is the primary point of reference for child protection practitioners and managers employed by the Department of Human Services and other stakeholders, regarding the practice requirements to promote the safety, stability and development of children at risk of harm in Victoria.
- Welcome to the new child protection manualThe new child protection manual was launched on 1 December 2015. It has been re-designed and content revised so you can find practice guidance quickly and easily.
- New procedure for police checks The procedure for undertaking national police history checks (police checks) has changed.
- Permanency for children An overview of legislative changes.