The Child Safe Environment Policy together with the Child Safe Environment Procedures provide the framework within which the University promotes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people accessing services offered by the University’s, including the requirements for employment screening to work with children, in compliance with the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA).

Information provided by relevant SA government departments

Department for Communities and Social Inclusion Screening Unit

Department for Education and Child Development - Child Safe Environment information

Legislation and regulations

Children’s protection legislation is state/territory-based.

Children’s Protection Legislation in South Australia, including the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) and the Children’s Protection Regulations 2010.

For staff in the Northern Territory, see Working With Children. Northern Territory Government   for information about the Ochre Card and the relevant legislation.