School Governance

Industrial Manslaughter: Soon to be an Offence in the Northern Territory

As discussed in a School Governance article earlier this year, there is a growing push across Australia for stronger wor...

First Progress Report Released on Northern Territory Royal Commission Reforms

On 17 November 2017, the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory (NT Ro...

Police Officers in Schools: New NT Program Targets At-Risk Children

The Northern Territory (NT) government has announced a reintroduction of school-based policing. The new “proactive” mode...

Addressing Liability for Institutional Child Abuse (Part Two)

This is the second part of a two-part series exploring the responses from the states and territories to the Redress and ...

Addressing Liability for Institutional Child Abuse (Part One)

This is the first part of a two-part series exploring the responses from the states and territories to the Redress and C...

Northern Territory to Spend Five Years Overhauling Child Protection and Youth Justice Systems

Towards the end of last year, School Governance reported on the release of the final report of the Royal Commission into...

Addressing liability for institutional child abuse: WA responds to Royal Commission recommendations

Recently, the Civil Liability Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse Actions) Bill 2017 (the Bill) was debated as an ...

2017: The year of registration change: Is it time for national reform?

With just over a week to go until the curtain falls on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual...

Systemic failures in child protection and youth justice: NT Royal Commission releases its final report

With less than a month to go until the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual...

‘Stronger Communities, Safer Children’ – Do your students consider that your boarding community is a safe place?

This is National Child Protection Week - ‘Stronger Communities, Safer Children'.  This week, NAPCAN want to emphasise th...