The Commission for Children and Young People (Have oversight of the Victorian Child Safe Standards and The Reportable Conduct Scheme. Regularly publish useful resources and hold free webinars)


Information about the Reportable Conduct Scheme

Further information regarding the Information Sharing Reforms

Contextualised guidance regarding the Information Sharing Reforms for Schools and Early Childhood


Department of Education and Training

Child Safe Standards for Education Providers Developed by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) and the Department of Education and Training.

Information for VIT registered teachers regarding the WWCC


Resources from other States and Territories

These resources are from outside Victoria, as such will not accurately reflect Victorian Legislation but may be helpful.

The Human Right’s Commission National Principles for Child Safe Organisations (A Nationally agreed set of principles. Victoria’s new Standards are closely aligned to the National Principles)



Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Child Safe resources including National Principles Video

NSW empowerment and participation guide

NSW Risk management and The Child Safe Standards This document is based on the NSW Standards but could be helpful for considering linking risk management to the Victorian Child Safe Standards/


The National Office for Child Safety Complaint Handling Guide


Speak Up and Make a Complaint This resource was developed by the National Office for Child Safety and the Commissioner for Children and Young People Western Australia The resources include a poster and leaflet for children and young people, breaking the complaint process down into three steps. They also provide simple guidance on what to expect and how to find more information.