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Child Safe Links

Looking for more child safe resources?

For critical incidents:

Other child safe resources by topic area: 

Abuse and harm of children NSW Family and Community Services – about child harm and neglect 
Play by the Rules – understanding child abuse
Camps and overnight stays Surf Life Saving Australia – example guidelines
Child Safe Standards

Guide to Standards – Office of the Children’s Guardian 
Organisational self assessment tool – Australian Human Rights Commission
Tips for clubs – Office of Sport
Child safe sport video series

Codes of conduct Office of the Children’s Guardian – advice and templates
Child Safe Sport toolkit, Sport Australia – template
Surf Life Saving Australia – example code
Cricket Australia – example code
Australian Human Rights Commission – example code of conduct
Commitment statements

Child Safe Sport toolkit, Sport Australia – templates
Surf Life Saving Australia – example 
Cricket Australia – example
Swimming Australia – example
Tennis Australia – example
Australian Human Rights Commission – charter of commitment to children and young people

Complaints and reporting

Make a report:

NSW Police
NSW Family and Community Services – mandatory reporting
Office of Children’s Guardian – Reportable Conduct Scheme 
Sport Integrity Australia 
eSafety Commissioner - online abuse

Policy and guides:

Office of the Children’s Guardian – advice and templates
Child Safe Sport toolkit, Sport Australia – templates
Surf Life Saving Australia – example reporting procedure
National Office for Child Safety – Complaints Handling Guide

eSafety Office of the eSafety Commissioner
Australian Human Rights Commission – checklist for online safety
Involving children and young people

Australia Institute of Child and Family Studies – involving children in child safe organisations
Swimming NSW – Youth Advisory Panel example
Play by the Rules – ideas

Laws

Child safety laws in NSW 
Child safety laws in other states/territories 

Photos, videos and social media

Office of the eSafety Commissioner – advice and tips
Play by the Rules – advice and tips

Policy Office of the Children’s Guardian – template
Child Safe Sport toolkit, Sport Australia – templates
Swimming Australia – example
Surf Life Saving Australia – example
Australian Human Rights Commission – policy template
Recruitment Office of the Children’s Guardian – advice and checklist
Child Safe Sport toolkit, Sport Australia – templates
Cricket Australia – example
Surf Life saving Australia – example
Royal commission Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse
Final report – Volume 14 – sport and recreation organisations
Training courses

Child Safe Sport workshops, Office of Sport
Child Safe workshops (full day), Office of the Children’s Guardian
Child Safe eLearning, Office of the Children’s Guardian
Child Protection online course, Play by the Rules
Child Safe Principles eLearning, Australian Human Rights Commission

Working with Children Check NSW, Office of the Children’s Guardian
Other states and territories

Stay informed

To keep up to date on child protection and safety: