Child Safe Standards

Child Safe Standards

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Victoria has introduced compulsory minimum standards that applies to government funded organisations that provide services for children to help protect children from all forms of abuse. The Child Safe Standards form part of the Victorian Government’s response to the Betrayal of Trust Inquiry. As part of the compliance process each school must appoint a ‘Child Protection Officer.’ At Sacred Heart the Principal, Evan Wrobel will be taking on this role and all of its duties.

Below are links which contain the relevant policies, procedures and statements.

Standard 1 - Child Protection Officer Role Statement

Standard 2 - Child Safe Policy

Standard 3 - School Community Child Safe Code of Conduct (to be signed by any parent volunteers, contractors and community volunteers before working in the school)

Standard 4 - Recruitment Policy and Procedures

Standard 5 - Child Protection - Reporting Policy

Child Safe Commitment Statement