School Governance

Royal Commission Response Update: 2018 Reports from Australian Jurisdictions and Major Religious Institutions (Part One: Commonwealth)

It has now been over one year since the conclusion of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual ...

Q&A with expert Deborah de Fina, Principal Consultant - Child Protection at CompliSpace

Prior to joining CompliSpace, Deborah completed five years working with the Royal Commission into Institutional Response...

Why Our Definition of Cyber Bullying Needs to Evolve in Order to Achieve More Effective Education and Management in Schools (Part Two)

This is the second of a two-part series by Jordan Foster, Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director of ySafe Australia...

Why Our Definition of Cyber Bullying Needs to Evolve in Order to Achieve More Effective Education and Management in Schools (Part One)

This is the first part of a two-part series by Jordan Foster, Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director of ySafe  Aust...

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...

Canteens and Tuck Shops - Promoting Healthy Food in Australian Schools

Schools and preschools have an important role in promoting healthy eating and physical activity to students and providin...

Why Schools Cannot Wipe the Slate Clean on Child Protection

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) highlighted that historically...

Sexting as a Social Norm: How Schools Can Address the Legal and Social Risks for Students

On 29-30 October 2018, the NSW Government sponsored the NSW Anti-Bullying Conference, with guest speaker, Wendy Craig, a...

Reputation Risk for Schools in the Age of Social Media

Reputation risk in schools can be hard to quantify but can make or break a non-government school. Reputation can be one ...

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

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