Welcome to the Child Protection Manual - 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 Health and Human Services and other stakeholders, regarding the practice requirements to address the safety and developmental needs of children and to provide for their future care and wellbeing.
- Permanency for children - changes to the manual The child protection manual has been significantly updated to reflect and support the implementation of the permanency for children changes that came into effect on 1 March 2016.
- Permanency for children - legislative changes An overview of legislative changes.
- Passport informationHow to apply for a passport for a child protection client.