Child Protection Services

Child Protection

To make an urgent notification about abuse or neglect to Child Protection Services, please call 1300 737 639 at any time.

Non-urgent notifications should be made between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

We prefer notifications to be made by phone so that we can make sure we have all the information we need to make an assessment. However, an online notification form is also available.

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About Child Protection Services

The role of Child Protection Services is to protect children and young people who are at risk of abuse or neglect. In Tasmania, the protection of children and young people is covered by the Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1997 amended in August 2009 and December 2013.

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