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Legislative obligations

Legislative Framework

Forensicare operates under a complex legislative framework that governs our relationship with government and the services we supply to patients and clients.  The legislation under which we operate and provide services is –

Health information and Privacy

Forensicare is committed to protecting the health information and privacy of current and former patients and consumers. As such we will not share health or treatment information about current or former patients/consumers as we must comply with our privacy obligations under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and the Mental Health Act 2014.

Our privacy policy can be found here.

More information about Freedom of Information requests can be found here.

Gifts, benefits and hospitality register

In accordance with the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) guidelines, Forensicare makes its gifts, benefits and hospitality policy register available to the community.

All public sector employees have a duty to always put the public interest above their private interests when carrying out their official duties.The policy outlines when potential, perceived or actual conflicts may occur and the steps that must be taken to avoid, disclose, mitigate and / or manage a conflict of interest.

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy

Annual financial year gifts and benefits reporting

2020-2021 Foreniscare Annual Gift Register