Stronger penalties for failing to comply with the Child Safe Standards
New laws start on 1 January 2023, including stronger penalties for organisations that do not comply with the Child Safe Standards.
Changes to who is regulating the Child Safe Standards
From 1 January 2023, there will be changes to who is responsible for regulating the Child Safe Standards.
Your rights - Information for children and young people
All children have rights, no matter who you are. Read more about your rights and what to do if you're feeling unsafe.
New dates for Reportable Conduct Scheme webinars
Find upcoming information sessions and webinars on the Reportable Conduct Scheme and Child Safe Standards
Current project: Reviewing Victoria's progress with Target 12 of Closing the Gap
We're looking at what's being done to reduce the number of Aboriginal children and young people in out-of-home care. Find out more and have your say.
New Child Safe Standards now apply
New Child Safe Standards now apply in Victoria, to better protect children and young people from abuse