Voluntary out-of-home care

The Office of the Children’s Guardian seeks your feedback on proposed Mandatory Prescriptive Requirements for Voluntary Out-of-home Care (VOOHC) providers.
Teenage girl speaking to carer
Teenage girl speaking to carer

What’s this about?

The purpose of these requirements is to streamline the current VOOHC Statutory Procedures.

This consultation accompanies the recent public discussion on the proposal to regulate voluntary out-of-home care under the new Child Safe Scheme. The Children’s Guardian undertook this consultation with the VOOHC sector from December 2021 to January 2022.

Your feedback is welcome on the draft VOOHC Mandatory Prescriptive Requirements, which will be an important component of the improved VOOHC regulatory framework. 

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Have your say

Have your say by Wednesday, 25 May 2022.

You can provide your feedback through the email address listed below.


11 May 2022 to 25 May 2022


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