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Changes to Working-With-Children Checks Apply from August 1st 2017

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 to be Implemented by 1st January 2017

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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Responding to Historical Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Published on April 7, 2015

With the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse being expected to continue for some time…

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Fact Sheet on Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children

Published on December 8, 2014

New laws have been passed in the Victorian parliament regarding the abuse of children and…

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Does Your Church Operate a Crèche?

Published on September 30, 2014

If your church runs or is considering running a crèche for very young children and babies,…

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Risk Management Issues for Youth Camps and Excursions

Published on July 9, 2013

Youth and children’s camps and excursions can give our kids the opportunity to enjoy a…

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Is Your Church a Safe Place for Children?

Published on January 17, 2013

At Churches of Christ in Australia we are committed to creating safe places for children….

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