Children and Young People (ACT Out of Home Care) Standards 2016 - Australian Capital Territory


Individuals must comply with standards when a child is placed with a kinship carer, a foster carer, or a residential care service. Standards regarding out of home care set out strict guidelines and heavy penalties apply for non-compliance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Children and Young People Act 2008 ACT

Administering agency

Education Directorate

Children's Education and Care Assurance

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Children's Education and Care Assurance

Education Directorate

Operating address: 220 Northbourne Avenue
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 1114
Fax: 02 6207 1128