Publications and policies

  • Charter of Rights for Children in Care in the Northern Territory
    Find out about the charter of rights for children, including how this relates to case workers, and get fact sheets and other resources.
  • Family intervention framework
    Find out more about the family intervention framework, used by the Department of Children and Families to prioritise support to families with vulnerable children.
  • Legislation
    Find out about the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007, the primary legislation administered by the Department of Children and Families' Child Protection branch.
  • Standards of professional practice
    Get the professional practice framework and standards of professional practice adhered to by the Department of Children and Families.
  • Youth Justice publications
    Annual reports and newsletters.
  • Domestic Violence publications
    Alice Springs Integrated Response to Family and Domestic Violence Project evaluation report.
  • Information for carers
    Territory Families policies that relate to children in care, for staff and carers
  • Other reports
    The reports from internal and external investigations into the accidental loss and recovery of client and other Territory Families documents in Alice Springs in April 2017.
  • Child protection and out of home care policies
    The policies govern the delivery of child protection and out of home care services, and support to vulnerable families and children.
  • Aboriginal Cultural Security Framework
    The framework stands as Territory Families commitment to design and deliver services that are culturally safe and responsive to the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal children, young people, families and the broader community.
  • Youth Action Plans
    Regional Youth Action Plans are an identified key outcome of the Territory Families Regional Youth Services Framework. They are an opportunity to engage young people and key stakeholders to identify gaps and priorities to improve outcomes for young people through the development of regional solutions.

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