Child Safety

At St. Mary’s we aim to ensure all children are safe, feel safe and act in ways that keep themselves safe.

In response to Ministerial Order 1359, St. Mary's has focussed intently on achieving each of the prescribed Child Safety Standards:

Child Safe Standard 1:   Culturally Safe Environments

Child Safe Standard 2:   Child Safety and Wellbeing is embedded in Leadership, Governance and Culture

Child Safe Standard 3:   Child and Student Empowerment

Child Safe Standard 4:   Family Engagement

Child Safe Standard 5:   Diversity and Equity

Child Safe Standard 6:   Suitable Staff and Volunteers

Child Safe Standard 7:   Complaints Processes

Child Safe Standard 8:   Child Safety Knowledge, Skills and Awareness

Child Safe Standard 9:   Child Safety in Physical and Online Environments

Child Safe Standard 10:  Review of Child Safety Practices

Child Safe Standard 11:  Implementation of Child Safe Practices

Please see our Child Safety Policies below:

CECV Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan

CECV Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

St Mary's Acceptable Use and Cyber Safety Agreement 2022

St Mary's Bullying Prevention (including Cyberbullying) Policy 2022

St Mary's Child Safety Student Information Sheet

St Mary's Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy 2022

St Mary's Complaints Handling Policy 2022

St Mary's Safeguarding Children and Young People Code of Conduct 2022

DOBCEL Child Safe Governance Policy 2022

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse:  [PROTECT] Reporting Obligations Policy 2022

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse: (PROTECT) Reporting Obligations Procedures 2022

DOBCEL PROTECT:  Identifying and Responding to Student Sexual Offending 2023

DOBCEL PROTECT Reportable Conduct Scheme Policy 2022