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

DOBCEL Child Safe Governance Policy 2022

SMJ Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy 2022

SMJ Diversity and Equity Policy 2022

SMJ Safeguarding Child and Young People Code of Conduct 2022

Ss Michael John’s Horsham School Volunteers Policy Procedure

Ss Michael John’s Horsham School Visitor Policy Procedure

SMJ Complaints Handling Policy 2022

SMJ Engaging Families and Caregivers in Child Safety 2022

SMJ Bullying Prevention (Including Cyberbullying) Policy 2022

DOBCEL Digital Technology Policy and Agreement 2022

SMJ Digital Technology Agreement

DOBCEL Student Empowerment and Participation Policy 2022

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse (PROTECT) Responding Obligations Policy 2022

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse – Reporting Obligations Procedures 2022

DOBCEL PROTECT: Identifying and Responding to Student Sexual Offending 2023

DOBCEL Child Safe Standards – Record Keeping Policy 2022

DOBCEL (PROTECT) Reportable Conduct Scheme Policy 2022

DOBCEL Guidelines for Police and DFH Interview Protocols 2022

CECV Child Safety Four Critical Actions Poster

Guidance for Child Safety Officers

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 2022

DOBCEL Child Safe Risk Management Policy 2022

DOBCEL Child Safe Risk Management Guidelines 2022


CECV Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan

A Guide for Creating A Child Safe Organisation

Privacy Compliance Manual-CECV-2020


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