Child means a person below the age of 18 years unless, under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier. Child protection means any responsibility, measure or activity undertaken to safeguard children from harm. Child abuse
Child Protection Compliance; Employment & Industrial Law; Discrimination Law; Privacy and Freedom of Information Law; Services offered in all states or specific areas: All states and nationally. Primary Contact Person: Anne Robinson or Dominic Cudmore Contact phone: (02) 9924 3090 Contact email:firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Child safety requires a whole of organisation commitment to, and responsibility for, the protection of children and a visible child safe culture. Your board is responsible for leading this culture. A free two hour workshop is being held locally that will help support you become aware of what you need to do:
Are children prevented from playing on wet or slippery equipment, or do you have warning signs indicating when equipment is wet? Does the play area have adequate shade? Is the play area regularly inspected for hazards such as broken glass or syringes? ... Do you have A formal child protection policy and are all staff and volunteers aware of this?
Child Protection and Family Support, Tim Reid, Department of Health. Northern Territory: Senior Officers of the Department of the Chief Minister. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS THE CURRENT PROJECT WAS FOUNDED IN THE ?AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE? OF THE STATE PREMIERS AND TERRITORY CHIEF MINISTERS TO COOPERATE BY PROVIDING ASSISTANCE IN THE GATHERING OF THE
Children & Family The varying activities that can be part of any community group dealing with child and family matters can provide a difficult risk management environment for a group ... Do you have A formal child protection policy and are all staff and volunteers aware of this? Are lines of communication kept open for
For a full breakdown of existing laws and how they apply to your organisation, refer to the free Child Protection Toolkit. The Royal Commission's recommendations are just that - merely recommendations - and the proposed national standards will come into effect only if the federal and state governments pass relevant legisation.
4. Establish and maintain a child-safe environment in the course of their work. Both employees and volunteers will: 1. Be fair, considerate and honest with others. 2. Treat children and young people with respect and value their ideas and opinions. 3. Act as positive role models in their conduct with children and young people. 4.
Engage in any activity with a child or young person that is likely to physically or emotionally harm them; Initiate unnecessary physical contact with a child or young person, or do things of a personal nature for them that they can do for themselves; Be alone with a child or young person unnecessarily and for more than a very short time;
Established in 1991, Child Wise is one of Australia?s leading not-for-profit child abuse prevention organisations. Child Wise works to build awareness, deliver education, and provide the tools to empower individuals and communities around Australia so they can actively prevent child abuse and exploitation.
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