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Resource library

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For critical incidents:

Other child safe resources by topic area: 

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Abuse and harm of children

Family and Community Services – child harm and neglect 
Play by the Rules – understanding child abuse

Assessment Organisational self assessment tool – Australian Human Rights Commission
Camps and overnight stays Surf Life Saving Australia – example guidelines
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

Family and Community Services – make reports
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
Office of the Children’s Guardian – advice and ideas
Swimming NSW – Youth Advisory Panel
Laws Office of the Children’s GuardianWorking with Children Check
Family and Community Services – make reports of suspected child at risk
NSW Ombudsman – Reportable Conduct Scheme
Laws in other states and territories
Photos, videos and social media

Office of the eSafety Commissioner – advice and tips
Play by the Rules – advice and tips
Child Safe Sport video series

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
Podcasts Play by the Rules Child Safe Sport podcasts
Principles and strategy National Principle for Child Safe Organisations, Australian Human Rights Commission
Principles for Child Safe Organisations, Office of the Children’s Guardian
Child Safe Standards, Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse
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

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