Charter Of Rights For Parents And Carers With Disabilities Involved With Child Protection In Victoria

The Charter aims to improve outcomes for parents and carers with disabilities who come into contact with Child Protection in Victoria. The Charter recognises that parents and carers have the right to a relationship with their children. Child Protection has a legal responsibility to promote your child’s best interests’ and safety, and throughout their involvement with your child, should engage with you in an open and transparent way.

The rights in this Charter are consistent with the rights and requirements in the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006, Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005.

The rights in this Charter are also consistent with the rights in the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of a Child and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Department Health and Human Services
Friday 10th February, 2023

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