Child Safe Policies

St. Patrick’s Primary School holds the care, safety and well being of children and young people as a central and fundamental responsibility. Central to the mission of the School is an unequivocal commitment to fostering the dignity, self-esteem and integrity of children and young people and providing them with a safe, supportive and enriching environment to develop spiritually, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Mr Tim Bourke and Mrs Annie Judd have been appointed as Child Safety Officers with specific responsibility for responding to any complaints made by staff, volunteers, parents or students in relation to Child Safety.

Tim Bourke and Annie Judd can be contacted on (03) 55931962 or 0438334077 or email any queries to or

PROTECT Reporting and Responding Obligations Procedures for Schools

DOBCEL School Child Safety Officer Role Description

Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

DOBCEL PROTECT Reportable Conduct Scheme Policy

PROTECT Identifying and Responding to Student Sexual Offending 2023

CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety

DOBCEL PROTECT Reporting and Responding Obligations Policy

Safeguarding Children Young People Code of Conduct

Complaints Handling Policy

Engaging Families and Caregivers in Child Safety Policy

Bullying Prevention including Cyberbullying Policy

Diversity and Equity Policy

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse PROTECT Reporting Obligations Procedures

DOBCEL Student Empowerment and Participation Policy

DOBCEL Child Safe Standards Recordkeeping Policy