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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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Guide to the Government’s New Mandatory Data Breach Laws

Published on August 24, 2017

The Australian Government has introduced new legislation to strengthen the protection of privacy and personal…

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Higher Damages Awarded Recently for Victims of Sexual Harassment

Published on April 20, 2017

All employers in Australia are responsible for maintaining health and safety in their workplaces. This…

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Rights, Obligations and Risks Associated with Fundraising and Donations

Published on November 13, 2016

When a church organisation runs a fundraiser or receives donations, it comes with a lot…

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Obligations and Risks Associated with Running Op Shops

Published on November 9, 2016

A not-for-profit Opportunity Shop can provide a good way to generate some extra income and…

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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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