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New approach to information sharing in child protection practice

Information sharing

Reforms introducing a new approach to information sharing come into effect on 27 September 2018. This new approach enables sharing to promote the wellbeing and safety of children and support effective assessment and management of family violence risk, and for Child Protection, simplifies the basis for sharing to allow you to do your job well.

L17 Family Violence Portal Historical Search

Follow this procedure when conducting an L17 Family Violence Historical Search through the L17 Family Violence Portal.
Document ID number 1615, version 1, 9 October 2018.

L17 Family Violence Portal Historical Search - advice

This advice provides additional information regarding the requirements for accessing historical L17 Family Violence reports when a family violence report or new allegation of harm has been received.
Document ID number 2418, version 1, 9 October 2018.

Child Information Sharing Scheme and Child Protection

This topic sets out how the Child Information Sharing Scheme interacts with child protection practice.

Document ID number 3072, version 1, 27 September 2018.

List of Information Sharing Entities (ISEs)

This list includes services and programs prescribed under:

  • Child Information Sharing Scheme
  • Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme
  • Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM)

2993 ISE List v1.0.docx

Privacy legislation and Child Protection

This topic sets out how the Privacy and Data Protection and Health Records Acts relate to Child Protection.

Document ID number 3071, version 1, 27 September, 2018.

Compulsory disclosure

Follow this procedure when considering or seeking a compulsory disclosure direction to compel an information holder to disclose information to child protection.

Document ID number 1901, version 1, 27 September 2018.

Information sharing policy

Follow this policy when sharing information related to child protection clients.

Document ID number 1900, version 1, 27 September 2018.

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