Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for enquiries about document application/interpretation, and a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Child Safe Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 16th January 2024
Review Date 22nd June 2027
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor's Executive
Approval Authority - Admin Changes Senior Policy Advisor
Approval Date 16th January 2024
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Policy Author Bridgid Connors
Chief People Officer
Policy Owner Teresa Finlayson
Chief Operating Officer
Enquiries Contact Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This policy outlines RMIT's commitment to child safety and wellbeing, the responsibilities of particular areas and the principles around reporting child abuse.  It has been effective since 1 July 2022.  

Changes since effective date include:

06/03/2023: updated Approval Authority on the Status and Details page. No changes to the policy.

16/01/2024: change to clause 14 requiring staff to maintain their Working With Children Check.