The Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (No. 83/2005) was enacted on 1 June 2006. This legislation established the Office of the Child Safety Commissioner. The Act provides an overarching legislative framework designed to encourage and support a shared commitment towards children in Victoria.
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Victorian Legislation', 1 February 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Cate O'Neill
Created: 25 August 2009, Last modified: 22 December 2015