A not-for-profit with more than 35 years’ experience, PACT is committed to impartially supporting child victims and witnesses who have to give evidence.

Our Vision

Every child is supported through the legal and court system, with the confidence to speak up and feel heard as they give their best evidence.

Our Values

We value children and their right to be heard without fear or compromise. Using compassion, honesty and reassurance we help children to realise their strength to journey through the legal and court system, and the stage beyond.

Our values also encompass:

Our Purpose

To educate, empower and support child witnesses as they prepare to give evidence, and be by their side as they give their best evidence in court.

Respect

 We respect children and their right to be heard as individuals.

Empowerment

Our support empowers the child and helps build their strength and resilience, to journey through the legal and court system.

Compassion

The support for the child and their family recognises their traumatic experience and offers support that is confidential, impartial and free from judgement.

 Integrity

We follow our moral and ethical convictions to provide impartial support so we honour the justice system in which we operate, as we support children and their families with the highest level of professionalism.

Education

We are committed to ensuring every child and their family has the knowledge and understanding of the court process so they can give their best evidence.

Community

We strive to build a strong community focused on child protection that advocates for the rights of the child.

PACT logo of a larger bird taking a smaller bird into it's wings

Our Logo

Our founders made a pact to nurture and protect children. This is represented in our logo – a bird taking a smaller bird under its wing, sharing comfort and hope, and encouraging it with the knowledge that one day the bird’s wings will grow strong enough so that it can fly wherever it wishes. The sky will be the limit, and where the bird is now is not where it will be tomorrow or in the years to come – much like the young people PACT strives to support.

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Our People

Meet PACT’s dedicated staff and Board of Directors

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Our Story

Discover how PACT was born and how we’ve evolved

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Volunteers

Learn how our volunteer PACT Support Persons make an imPACT

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