This page was last updated 18 April 2019.

The Department for Child Protection (DCP) is responsible for ensuring contracted services deliver:

  • safe quality care to children and young people, where service, practice and contractual requirements are aligned
  • value for money services
  • improved partnerships through ethical and fair treatment of all participants
  • legislative and statutory compliance
  • probity, transparency and accountability.

This is achievable through monitoring and management mechanisms such as financial and performance reporting and contract management meetings.