Child Safe Standards

The Child Safe Standards have been introduced in Victoria to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

The standards are designed to drive cultural change in organisations, so that protecting children from abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of leaders, staff and volunteers.

To create and maintain a child safe environment, organisations must implement seven standards.

Compliance with Child Safe Standards explains that the standards are compulsory for all Victorian organisations that provide services or facilities for children, including those that are funded and/or regulated by Government, and those that are not.