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Prevention of Child Abuse in Your Faith Community

Published on October 28, 2019

One of the main findings of the five-year Royal Commission was that many institutions were…

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How Victoria’s ‘Betrayal of Trust’ Report Led to New Child Safety Laws

Published on March 14, 2019

In 2013, the Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee delivered its ‘Betrayal of Trust’…

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Victoria’s Reportable Conduct Scheme: Are You Aware of Your Obligations?

Published on March 14, 2019

Victoria’s Reportable Conduct Scheme is now fully implemented, and organisations that provide care or services…

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How Will the National Redress Scheme Play Out?

Published on February 7, 2019

In December 2017 the Royal Commission into Child Abuse in Institutions handed down its findings and made…

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Royal Commission Hands Down its Findings

Published on February 2, 2018

After five years of deliberations, the Royal Commission has finally wrapped up and provided over…

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Overview of the Changes to Working-With-Children Checks

Published on August 19, 2017

As a result of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse in institutions, five amendments…

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New Child Safe Standards Implemented 1st January 2017 in Victoria

Published on September 9, 2016

New compulsory minimum standards for child safety and protection were introduced on 1st January 2016…

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New Law in Victoria Makes it Compulsory to Report Child Sex Abuse

Published on August 15, 2016

Recently we posted an article on the ‘failure to protect’ legislation introduced by the Victorian…

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Child Sex Abuse and ‘Failure to Protect’ Legislation

Published on May 27, 2016

The Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee recently produced a document titled ‘Betrayal of…

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Re-iterating the Importance of Protecting Children from Abuse

Published on February 24, 2016

Some time ago we published an article on the necessity of making your church organisation…

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