Catholic council calls for national compensation scheme for abuse victims

The body coordinating the Catholic Church’s response to the Federal Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is seeking a compensation scheme for victims, according the ABC. The Truth Justice and Healing Council plans to ask all the state and territory attorneys-general to develop a national compensation scheme for abuse victims that will be funded by […]

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What are your school’s top risks for 2014?

Workplace Health and Safety compliance has been identified as the key risk for schools for 2014, according to a recent survey of school administrators at a workshop in Perth. The top 10 risks identified in the impromptu survey held at CompliSpace’s Non-Government School Governance Risk and Compliance Workshop were: 1. Workplace Safety 68% of respondents identified Workplace, Health […]

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Risk Management 101: What is ISO 31000?

ISO 31000 are the international set of standards that are considered best-practice for any organisation designing and implementing an enterprise risk management system. And that includes schools. Reading the Standard is the first step every school should take before drafting an effective risk management system, which is a requirement of school registration standards across Australia […]

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