Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Child Safety policy

Status Current
Effective Date 18th October 2018
Review Date 18th October 2023
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 17th October 2018
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Implementation Officer Mel Martinelli
Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion
+61 3 52278487
Enquiries Contact Mel Martinelli
Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion
+61 3 52278487

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

On 18 October 2018 amendments were made to clauses 5-21 of the Child Safety policy to enhance the University's commitment to promoting the wellbeing and safety of children connected to the University community by: clarifying behaviours expected of students, staff and associates in relation to children; establishing processes for supporting children who are students; requiring all new staff members (who commenced on or after 22 November 2018) and current staff members who move from their current position to a designated position (on or after 22 November 2018) to obtain and provide a Working with Children Check prior to commencing at Deakin and clarifying who is responsible for the cost of the Working with Children Check.