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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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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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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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