Commission for Children and Young People Victoria

Narrated presentations about Child Safe Standards and the Reportable Conduct Scheme

Child Safe Standards

Since 1 January 2017, all organisations and businesses in Victoria that provide services or facilities for children are required by law to implement Child Safe Standards. This presentation is an overview of how to make your organisation child safe.

Reportable Conduct Scheme

The Reportable Conduct Scheme requires the heads of certain organisations to notify the Commission for Children and Young People about allegations of child abuse made against their employees or volunteers.

Amendments which came into effect from 1 August 2017

On 1 August 2017 a number of important amendments to the Working with Children Act 2005 (the Act) will come into effect.

In its report titled 'Working with Children Checks', the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse made several recommendations aimed at strengthening the protection children receive through Working with Children Checks.

The following amendments to the Act implement these recommendations.

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Last updated: 23-Mar-2018 02:22 PM