New Child Safe Standards introduced

From 1 January 2017, all organisations in Victoria that provide services or facilities for children are required to meet new Child Safe Standards. The focus is on ensuring that the organisations provide a safe environment for children through policies, workforce strategies, identifying and responding to suspected and actual child abuse, empowering children and enhancing responses…

Victorian Government Communications Campaign: Respect Women. For Our Children’s Future

This month saw the launch of the Victoria Government’s communications campaign to build community understanding of family violence. The first phase of the campaign focusses on the impact that abuse by men has on women and children who experience their violence. Further phases of the campaign will directly address family violence experienced by specific groups…