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First Peoples

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this resource may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.


This guide contains information on the child protection intervention process within the state of Victoria.

Key Findings:

  • This community resource guide may be able to help those who might need help looking after their children or give an idea as to why child protection or the department is calling them.
  • This is also a resource for those who want assistance dealing with child protection the department, or want to know how to respond if their children are taken away from them or a family member
  • This is also a guide for those who want to make a complaint about child protection or the department, or are looking for the contact information of Family Support Services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Organisations, Legal Services, Complaints.
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