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DCJ is designing a new approach to assess reports about children in out of home care – specifically those who are in the parental responsibility of the Minister or care responsibility of the DCJ Secretary. This includes a new Safety in Care (SIC) tool and improved policies and processes.
The changes will:
28 Aug 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.