School Governance

South Australia’s New Working with Children Check Scheme-in Operation from 1 July 2019

As part of the extensive reforms to South Australia’s child protection system, the South Australian Government has enact...

What Happened to the Proposed Cyberbullying Laws in South Australia and Tasmania?

South Australia and Tasmania have both introduced anti-cyberbullying Bills into Parliament, but neither state is yet to ...

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 ...

South Australia Child Protection Framework Starts: What are Your New Obligations?

Schools in South Australia should be ready for new child protection legislation which will significantly change the para...

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...

New WWCC Scheme in SA gets closer to taking effect

New draft regulations for the Working with Children Checks (WWCC) Scheme in South Australia have been released recently....

New laws on bullying: Schools under increased pressure to do more

Even if you subscribe to the controversial school of thought that bullying is an 'inevitable' interaction, that it is 'p...

Tragic student death prompts Senate inquiry into the adequacy of cyber bullying laws

The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (the Committee) is holding a public inquiry into the ef...

South Australia's revolutionary approach to child abuse and forced marriage

As reported in the news, a Melbourne man is set to be the first person convicted under Federal forced marriage laws desp...

SA Registration Standards come into effect: What will this mean for schools?

The first half of 2017 has been marked by multiple ongoing overhauls to school registration systems. So far this year, t...