School Governance

National Apology to Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Made by Federal Government

At 11am on the 22 October 2018, the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered an historic apology to survivors of institut...

Child Safety Curriculums (Part One): Schools Face Curriculum Compliance Issues Relating to Child Abuse Prevention and Respectful Relationships

This is the first part of a two-part series exploring school curriculums and associated compliance with child safety req...

Queensland Releases Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report and Recommendations

On 15 October 2018, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced via Media Release the release of the Anti-Cyberbullying Task...

World Mental Health Day (Part Two): Self-harm Explained

World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018) is a worldwide initiative dedicated to global mental health education, awarene...

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...

Consultation on New Safeguarding Standards: Catholic Schools Publicly Accountable for Child Safety

As discussed previously on School Governance, the Catholic Church’s child protection standards setting body - Catholic P...

Public Information (Part Two): Are Schools Keeping their Communities in the Dark?

This is the second part of a two-part series exploring the kinds of information schools must and should make publicly av...

Public Information (Part One): Are Schools Keeping their Communities in the Dark?

This is the first part of a two-part series exploring the kinds of information schools must and should make publicly ava...