Leadership, governance and culture
Child safety and wellbeing is embedded in organisational leadership, governance and culture.
Children's participation and empowerment
Children and young people are informed and empowered about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously.
Family and community involvement
Families and communities are informed and involved in promoting child safety and wellbeing.
Equity and diverse needs
Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected in policy and practice.
Human resources management
People working with children and young people are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and wellbeing values in practice.
Child-focused complaints process
Processes for complaints and concerns are child focused.
Staff education and training
Staff and volunteers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children and young people safe through ongoing education and training.
Physical and online environments
Physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed.
Review and continuous improvement
Implementation of the Child Safe Standards is regularly reviewed and improved.
Child safe policy and procedures
Policies and procedures document how the organisation is safe for children and young people.
Aboriginal children and young people
Organisations establish a culturally safe environment in which the diverse and unique identities and experiences of Aboriginal children and young people are respected and valued.