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13 - 21 Diplomat Drive
Thomastown, Vic, 3074
Ministerial Order No. 870 sets out the specific actions that schools need to take to meet the child safe standards. The introduction of child safe standards form part of the Victorian Government’s response to the recommendations of the Betrayal of Trust report, which found that more must be done to prevent and respond to child abuse in schools.
The standards will promote cultures where protecting children from abuse is part of everyday thinking and practice in organisations.
The Child Safe Standards set out to create safe places for children to fully and actively participate in the life of the community benefiting everyone. Thomastown Meadows Primary School will ensure that the children in its care are protected to the best of its ability and in line with their duty of care and the compulsory child safe standards.
To create and maintain a child safe school, we will comply with the following standards
Ministerial Order No. 870 has set out the specific actions for schools to take to meet these requirements.
In complying with the child safe standards above, we will be mindful of the diversity of students and school communities and include the following inclusion principles as part of each standard: