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To meet the child safe standards, all schools must comply with 57 requirements, which are designed to be flexible so schools apply them in their own setting. Victoria’s children deserve nothing less. Using the national child safety principles, it presents an overview of human resource requirements, policies, procedures and practices that strengthen the capacity of organisations to provide a safe and empowering environment for children and young people. It provided 15 recommendations, including the introduction of child safe standards in Victoria to ensure child safe environments in organisations that work with children. 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The review of the Child Safe Standards recommends at least 12 months for transition from Victoria’s Child Safe Standards to new updated Standards that reflect the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. The Standards provide a framework to identify gaps and improve policy and practices around child safety. The child safe standards strengthen existing approaches to preventing and responding to child abuse and aim to create a culture where protecting children from abuse is part of everyday thinking and practice. Child abuse, and arrangements that allow it to occur, will not be tolerated. We all have an obligation to do the best we can to keep children safe from harm and abuse. On 26 November 2015, the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (the Act) was amended to introduce the Standards which apply to all organisations that provide services or facilities for children in Victoria. 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To meet the child safe standards, all schools must comply with 57 requirements, which are designed to be flexible so schools apply them in their own setting. Victoria’s children deserve nothing less. Using the national child safety principles, it presents an overview of human resource requirements, policies, procedures and practices that strengthen the capacity of organisations to provide a safe and empowering environment for children and young people. It provided 15 recommendations, including the introduction of child safe standards in Victoria to ensure child safe environments in organisations that work with children. 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The review of the Child Safe Standards recommends at least 12 months for transition from Victoria’s Child Safe Standards to new updated Standards that reflect the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. The Standards provide a framework to identify gaps and improve policy and practices around child safety. The child safe standards strengthen existing approaches to preventing and responding to child abuse and aim to create a culture where protecting children from abuse is part of everyday thinking and practice. Child abuse, and arrangements that allow it to occur, will not be tolerated. We all have an obligation to do the best we can to keep children safe from harm and abuse. On 26 November 2015, the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (the Act) was amended to introduce the Standards which apply to all organisations that provide services or facilities for children in Victoria. 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In 2015, the Victorian Government introduced seven mandatory child safe standards for more than 50 000 Victorian organisations that supply services or facilities to children, including schools. %PDF-1.7 %���� 0000001373 00000 n trailer <<7B7DF8DF51A446DF9998F16D5EC8BBE9>]/Prev 382514>> startxref 0 %%EOF 55 0 obj <>stream Children are defined in the standards as anyone un… It found that while the majority of children are safe in organisations, there are inadequate and inconsistent approaches to child safety in organisations across Victoria. Topics. 2 The child safe standards aim to protect children from abuse in organisations, including physical violence, sexual offences, serious emotional or psychological abuse and serious neglect. Context This policy reflects the Seacliff Community Recreation Association Incorporated commitment to provide a safe environment where every person has the right to be treated with respect and is safe and protected from abuse. To meet the child safe standards, all schools must comply with 57 requirements, which are designed to be flexible so schools apply them in their own setting. Victoria’s children deserve nothing less. Using the national child safety principles, it presents an overview of human resource requirements, policies, procedures and practices that strengthen the capacity of organisations to provide a safe and empowering environment for children and young people. It provided 15 recommendations, including the introduction of child safe standards in Victoria to ensure child safe environments in organisations that work with children. 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The review of the Child Safe Standards recommends at least 12 months for transition from Victoria’s Child Safe Standards to new updated Standards that reflect the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. The Standards provide a framework to identify gaps and improve policy and practices around child safety. The child safe standards strengthen existing approaches to preventing and responding to child abuse and aim to create a culture where protecting children from abuse is part of everyday thinking and practice. Child abuse, and arrangements that allow it to occur, will not be tolerated. We all have an obligation to do the best we can to keep children safe from harm and abuse. On 26 November 2015, the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (the Act) was amended to introduce the Standards which apply to all organisations that provide services or facilities for children in Victoria. The Victorian Child Safe Standards (the Standards) now apply to all sporting organisations that provide services or facilities to children within Victoria. In Victoria the Child, Youth and Families Act 2005 is the legislation which covers the protection of children and young people. 0000095606 00000 n The Victorian child safe standards support organisations to be safer for children by requiring organisations to implement policies and procedures to prevent, respond to and report allegations of child abuse. 0000002971 00000 n [�gk��|���7&�І�G+E�Et� >\,D��B�'��U���m�ڈ�a֋�n�]�����I�0�f% Q�趫{��t��F��7b��m�q��E� �JC��b��7s_6M��)fg�� \������ This is a legal requirement for sporting organisations of all sizes from grassroots clubs … Victoria has introduced compulsory minimum standards for organisations that provide services for children to help protect children from abuse. It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure this is the case. and volunteers to child safety and establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments. ',6&/$,0(5 7klv grfxphqw surylghv jhqhudo jxlgdqfh rqo\ rq wkh fklog vdih vwdqgdugv 7kh ghsduwphqw grhv qrw jxdudqwhh wkdw wkh h[dpsohv surylghg lq wkh grfxphqw duh vxiilflhqw iru wkh How do we comply with the Child Safe Standards? '48�e���m�=�>z�]Vhr��.��jc�Nl%��rT��x5���0 b#;���C��P/��2ʂ"sGڴ��z�[�g�A�"(w?�K���v��*�dO�����P��j�7I��(����h���N�3�$��@�Ͼ� K�g��4NvB�&'�D%���?�R��I��}��J�UL>����$e��~�2SM��琬‘>�����2"�d�d��Z��h�e The seven (7) Standards are as follows: Standard 1: Strategies to embed an organisational culture of child safety, … Gambling. 22 Feb Review of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards. 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