Status and Details
This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.
Child Safe Environment Policy
Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
9th May 2019
This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
9th January 2021
The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
8th May 2019
This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
21st November 2019
This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Head of Work Unit
Director, Human Resources
+61 2 66203768
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
+61 2 66203736
This is the author of record for this version of the document.
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.
Summary of Changes from Previous Version
- include a definition of mandatory reporter and the obligations of mandatory reporters
to report any allegation or suspicion of child abuse, child neglect or child exploitation
directly to the relevant state child protection agency (new clauses 6(f), and 27);
- strengthen the University's policy position in relation to the role of the University
community's collective role in putting into practice the principles outlined in the policy
(new clauses 7-10);
- include clauses setting out the University's obligations to external agencies (new
clauses 21-22); and
- make editorial changes, such as capitlising all defined terms.
Policy: 6-10, 21-22, 27