Policies

Child Safety

On 5th September 2022, the BDCC Committee endorsed:

This includes the legislated Victorian 11 Child Safe Standards (from 1 July 2022):

  1. Establish a culturally safe environment in which the diverse and unique identities and experience of AboriginalChildren and Young People are respected and valued

  2. Embed Child Safety and Wellbeing in organisational leadership, governance and culture

  3. Empower Children and Young People so that they know their rights, participate in decisions affecting them andare taken seriously

  4. Inform and engage families in respect to child safety and wellbeing

  5. Ensure that equity & diversity is upheld through our policies and practices

  6. Engage volunteers and officials to ensure that they are suitable to work with Children and Young People

  7. Handle complaints and concerns promptly, thoroughly and with a child focused approach

  8. Educate volunteers, staff (if applicable) and officials – in consultation with Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia-to provide them with the knowledge and skills to keep Children and Young People safe

  9. Promote the safety & wellbeing of Children and Young People through physical and online environments

  10. Review and improve our child safe policies, procedures, and practices regularly

  11. Role model behaviour and actions documented in policies, procedures and practices guiding how our organisation is safe for Children and Young People

 

Our Child Safety Officer is Ellen McGrath, and she can be contacted on 0400 085 838 and ellen.magpies@gmail.com

Looking After Our Kids 
Commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People
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