All government schools across Victoria are required to be a Child Safe organisation to keep children safe from harm and abuse. This is set out by the Ministerial Order 1359 that provides the framework for child safety in schools. To ensure the safety of students, all schools must adhere to the Child Safe Standards.
The Child Safe Standards aim to:
Child Safe Standards work by:
As of July 1, new Child Safe Standards are in place to strengthen the culture of child safety and protect children from harm and abuse. As part of the consultation process, we are required to notify the school community that we are updating our school policies to adhere to the new Child Safe Standards.
Information for Parents and Carers about the Child Safe Standards
Tip Sheet - Child Keep Safe