Being a child protection practitioner for the Victorian Government means more than having a role in improving the future of hundreds of children and their families. It's about working with people who share a common goal and who together achieve positive results through all aspects of their work, every single day.
Children and Youth Area Partnerships is a new approach, bringing together Victorian Government departments including the Departments of Education and Early Childhood; Health; Human Services; Justice; and Victoria Police to work with local government and the community sector to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people.
The Royal Commission has provided practical recommendations to prevent and address family violence, based on an examination of the current service system and best practice approaches. The Victorian Government has committed to implementing each of the Family Violence Royal Commission Report recommendations.
Vulnerable children exposed to child abuse and neglect need protection and support so they have the best chance in life. Victoria's health system has an important role to play in keeping children safe.