NCOSS focuses on its consistant position regarding child protection based on advancing:
- a cohesive, whole of government and community approach that respects and values children, young people, their families and their communities
- Focus on the needs of children, young people and families and the provision of timely, well resourced services to meet those needs
- Practice based on good information and research, planning and support, and
- Collaboration and cooperation between the non-government human services sector and Government to deliver services that improve people’s lives.