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All authorised foster, relative and kin carers receive an allowance, you can find the latest minimum allowance rates below.
The Carer Code of Conduct aims to promote loving, stable, caring and positive relationships between the child and their carer. The Code of Conduct sets out the support and assistance that carers can expect to receive from the agency supervising the placement. You can find the Code of Conduct below.
Information and when agencies need to conduct carer reviews and carer rights when authorisation is cancelled can be found below.
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.