INFORMATION SHARING FOR PROFESSIONALS SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND FAMILES

June 2, 2017

INFORMATION SHARING FOR PROFESSIONALS SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND FAMILES

The Queensland Family and Child Commission has published a handy fact sheet titled "Myth versus Fact: Information sharing for professionals in the child and family support sector".  The downloadable PDF covers a number of common points of confusion around information sharing provisions found in different pieces of legislation. The guide describes how information can be shared in cases involving young people in out-of-home care, the circumstances in which information about a family could be shared without consent, and ways that "prescribed entities" can share information.

Go to "Myth versus Fact: Information sharing for professionals in the child and family support sector"