MaintenanceIn the lead-up to the 2019 state election, the department’s website and other channels will operate in line with the caretaker conventions. This means there will be limited updates from 1 March 2019 until the election is finalised.

NSW caretaker period has commenced.

The caretaker period for the NSW Election commenced on 1 March 2019. Accordingly, no ministerial press releases or related information issued by the Government from 1 March 2019 will be available on this website.

For copies of recently issued ministerial press releases or information on the election policies of any political party, go to the website of the relevant political party.

Find out more about caretaker conventions

Codes of conduct

A code of conduct outlines your organisation’s values and provides clear expectations for:

  1. personal and professional boundaries
  2. ethical behaviour
  3. appropriate and inappropriate behaviour and relationships for staff, volunteers, parents, children.

Consider developing separate codes of conduct for your stakeholders, such as the parents and children who use your services as well as visitors to your organisation.

Download some sample codes of conduct from the panel to the right to assist you and your organisation to develop and implement effective codes of conduct.

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