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Notifications to the Office of the Children’s Guardian

Notification forms

Begin placement of a child in non-home based emergency care (docx 166.2KB)
A designated agency is required to notify the Office of the Children’s Guardian when it places a child or young person in care arrangements, other than statutory foster care or residential care, within 24 hours of the placement.
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Plan to transition a child from non-home based emergency care to permanent care (docx 158.6KB)
A designated agency is required to notify the Office of the Children’s Guardian when it develops a plan to transition the child or young person from the emergency care arrangement to a permanent care arrangement. This plan must be submitted to the Office of the Children’s Guardian within 7 days of the placement date.
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End of placement of a child in non-home based emergency care (docx 159.2KB)
A designated agency is required to notify the Office of the Children’s Guardian when a non-home based emergency care placement has ceased. This notification must be submitted to the Office of the Children’s Guardian within 7 days of the placement ceasing.
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Adoption agency and Principal Officer update form (docx 908.2KB)
Please advise the Office of the Children’s Guardian in writing whenever there are changes to your agency’s Principal Officer or agency contact details. Please complete both Part A and Part B of this form.
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Designated agency and Principal Officer update form (docx 909.2KB)
Please advise the Office of the Children’s Guardian in writing whenever there are changes to your agency’s Principal Officer or agency contact details. Please complete both Part A and Part B of this form.
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Allegations of sexual misconduct or serious physical assault against a child or young person (docx 163.7KB)
All agencies must notify the Children’s Guardian in writing each time an allegation of sexual misconduct or serious physical assault is received.
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Death of a child or young person in statutory out-of-home care (docx 156.5KB)
Under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998, all accredited agencies must immediately notify the Children’s Guardian of the Death of a child or young person in statutory out-of-home care placed with the agency.
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Begin placement of a child under 12 years of age in residential care (docx 156.3KB)
All agencies must notify the Children’s Guardian in writing each time a child under 12 years of age is placed in residential statutory out-of-home care with the agency. If the placement with the agency ceases before the child turns 12, the agency must notify the Children’s Guardian. There is a form for agencies to notify the Children’s Guardian when a placement begins or ends.
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End of placement of a child under 12 years of age in residential statutory out-of-home care (docx 156.1KB)
All agencies must notify the Children’s Guardian in writing each time a child under 12 years of age is placed in residential statutory out-of-home care with the agency. If the placement with the agency ceases before the child turns 12, the agency must notify the Children’s Guardian. There is a form for agencies to notify the Children’s Guardian when a placement begins or ends.
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