Transition to the new Child Safe Standards
Victoria adopted Child Safe Standards in 2016 to protect children and young people from harm and abuse. The new Standards will increase protection for children and young people.
This information and guidance helps education providers transition to, and comply with, the new Standards.
The right guidance for you
Select which type of provider you are.
Schools and school boarding premises
For government, Catholic and independent schools, and school boarding premises.
The Child Safe Standards - Early childhood services
Advice for implementing the Child Safe Standards in early childhood services.
For non-school providers registered to deliver senior secondary or foundation secondary courses.
International education providers
For providers offering school courses to international students or secondary student exchange programs.
Reviewed 13 January 2023