Main Content Anchor

Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

Main Content Anchor

The Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs supports children, young people and their families to be safe in their culture and communities.

Child protection (child safety)

Supports children and families to be safe and free from abuse and neglect - see Protecting children.

National Redress Scheme

People who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse can apply to the National Redress Scheme.

Foster and kinship care

Provides information about foster and kinship care.

Adoption Services

Provides information about adoption.

Youth Justice

Youth Justice has primary responsibility for providing services to young people in the youth justice system and broader community. This involves advising young people at court and supervising young people sentenced by the court.

Multicultural Affairs

Delivers programs and initiatives to promote multicultural affairs.

Last updated 8 November 2021