Australia

 

1. National Law

Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) 

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth).

National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009–2020 

 

2.State Law

Jurisdiction

Principal act

Other relevant acts/legislation

Australian Capital Territory

Children and Young People Act 2008 (ACT)

Adoption Act 19x93 (ACT)

Children and Young People Act (ACT Childcare Services) Standards 2009 (No. 1) 

Children and Young People (Employment) Standards 2011 (No. 1)

Crimes (Child Sex Offenders) Act 2005 (ACT)

Human Rights Act 2004 (ACT)

Human Rights Commission Act 2005 (ACT)

Family Violence Act 2016 (ACT)

Ombudsman Act 1989 (ACT)

Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 (ACT)

New South Wales 

Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998(NSW)

Adoption Act 2000 (NSW)

Advocate for Children and Young People Act 2014 (NSW)

Child Protection (International Measures) Act 2006 (NSW)

Child Protection (Offenders Prohibition Orders) Act 2004 (NSW)

Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000 (NSW)

Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 (NSW)

s 91(H) of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)

 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 (NSW)

Human Rights Act 2004 (NSW)

Industrial Relations (Child Employment) Act 2006 (NSW)

Ombudsman Act 1974 (NSW)

Young Offenders Act 1997 (NSW)

Northern Territory 

Care and Protection of Children Act 2007 (NT)

Adoption of Children Act 1994 (NT)

Child Protection (Offender Reporting and Registration) Act 2016 (NT)

Children’s Commissioner Act 2013 (NT)

Disability Services Act 2004 (NT)

Domestic and Family Violence Act 2007 (NT)

Information Act 2006 (NT)

Youth Justice Act 2005 (NT)

Queensland

Child Protection Act 1999 (Qld)

Child Employment Act 2006 (Qld)

Child Protection and Education Legislation (Reporting of Abuse) Amendment Bill 2017

Child Protection (International Measures) Act 2003 (Qld)

Child Protection (Offender Reporting) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 (Qld)

Child Protection Reform Amendment Act 2017 (Qld)

Child Protection Reform Amendment Act 2014 (Qld)

Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 (Qld)

Director of Child Protection Litigation Act 2016 (Qld)

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 (Qld)

Education and Care Services Act 2013 (Qld)

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 (Qld)

Family and Child Commission Act 2014 (Qld)

Family Responsibilities Commission Act 2008 (Qld)

Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 (Qld)

Ombudsman Act 2001 (Qld)

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 (Qld)

Public Guardian Act 2014 (Qld)

Public Health Act 2005 (Qld)

Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (Qld)

Youth Justice Act 1992 (Qld)

South Australia

Children's Protection Act 1993(SA)

Adoption Act 1988 (SA)

Child Protection Review (Powers and Immunities) Act 2002 (SA)

Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA)

Child Sex Offenders Registration Act 2006 (SA)

Children and Young People (Oversight and Advocacy Bodies) Act 2016(SA)

Children and Young People (Safety) Bill 2017 (SA)

Children’s Protection (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2005 (SA)

Domestic Violence Act 1994 (SA)

Family and Community Services Act 1972 (SA)

Young Offenders Act 1994 (SA)

Tasmania

Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1997 (Tas.)

Adoption Act 1988 (Tas.)

Child Care Act 2001 (Tas.)

Child Protection (International Measures) Act 2003 (Tas.)

Children, Young Persons and their Families Amendment Act 2009 (Tas.)

Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 2016 (Tas.)

Community Protection (Offender Reporting) Bill 2016 (Tas.)

Education Act 1994 (Tas.)

Family Violence Act 2004 (Tas.)

Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013(Tas.)

Youth Justice Act 1997 (Tas.)

Victoria

Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic.)

Adoption Act 1984 (Vic.)

Child Employment Act 2003 (Vic.)

Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (Vic.)

Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Act 2017(Vic.)

Commission for Children and Young People Act 2012 (Vic.)

Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic.)

Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 (Vic.)

The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic.)

Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic.)

Western Australia

Children and Community Services Act 2004 (WA)

Adoption Act 1994 (WA)

Child Care Services Act 2007 (WA)

Children and Community Services Act 2004 (WA)

Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 2006 (WA)

Community Protection (Offender Reporting and Registration) Act 2004 (WA)

Family Court Act 1997 (WA)

Restraining Orders Act 1997(WA)

Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (WA)

Young Offenders Act 1994 (WA)