Ministerial Order 1359 will be embedded into the culture of Ss Michael and John’s Primary School, Horsham in July 2022

Ministerial Order 1359

The Governing Authority has ratified the policies and procedures below for Child Safety.

Standard 1:   Culturally Safe Environments
Standard 2:   Child Safety and Wellbeing is Embedded in Leadership, Governance and Culture.
Standard 3:   Child and Student Empowerment
Standard 4:   Family Engagement
Standard 5:   Diversity and Equity
Standard 6:   Suitable Staff and Volunteers 
Standard 7:   Complaints Process
Standard 8:   Child Safety Knowledge, Skills and Awareness
Standard 9:   Child Safety in Physical and Online Environments
Standard 10:   Review Child Safety Practices
Standard 11:   Implementation of Child Safety Practices

Related Policies and Procedures

DOBCEL  Commitment to Child Safety

SMJ Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy 2022

SMJ Diversity and Equity Policy 2022

SMJ Safeguarding Child and Young People Code of Conduct 2022

SMJ Complaints Handling Policy 2022

SMJ Engaging Families and Caregivers in Child Safety 2022

SMJ Bullying Prevention (Including Cyberbullying) Policy 2022

DOBCEL Student Empowerment and Participation Policy 2022

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse – Reporting Obligations Procedures 2022

Ss Michael and John’s PROTECT: Reporting and Responding Obligations Procedure for Schools

DOBCEL PROTECT: Identifying and Responding to Student Sexual Offending

DOBCEL Record Keeping Policy

DOBCEL Reportable Conduct Scheme Policy

CECV Child Safety Four Critical Actions Poster

SMJ Recruitment Policy 2022

DOBCEL Staff Employment, Screening and Supervision Guidelines

DOBCEL VIT and WWCC Register Procedures

CECV Guidelines for the Engagement of Volunteers

CECV Child Safety Commitment Statement

DOBCEL Child Safety Officer Role Description


CECV Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan

A Guide for Creating A Child Safe Organisation


For further information regarding Child Safe Policies, click here for DOBCEL information