All children should be safe, feel safe and be aware of their rights including the right to exercise them, with their families, carers, friends, peers and strangers, at home, in their communities and beyond, all the time, without discrimination.

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2021 – Welcome Children’s Guide

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Emergency contacts >

Emergency contacts for situations which are posing immediate threat, or for support if you or someone need help right now.

Protection and reporting >

If you have reasonable grounds to suspect that a child or individual’s personal safety is at risk, there are a number of ways to make a report. Read more for reporting in your state.

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Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Children's Guide acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.