Child abuse includes sexual offences, grooming, physical violence, serious emotional or psychological harm, serious neglect and a child’s exposure to family violence. Loreto College Ballarat is committed to the protection of all children from all forms of child abuse and demonstrates this commitment through the implementation of a comprehensive Child Protection Program designed to keep children safe.

At Loreto College Ballarat we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and are committed to acting in children’s best interests and keeping them safe from harm. The College regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such, is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations and maintain a child safe culture.

Child Safety Policies and Documents

Engaging Families and Caregivers in Child Safety Policy

Safeguarding Children and Young People: Code of Conduct 

Loreto College Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

Loreto College Child Safety Policy - Student Version

Loreto College Child Safety Officer Position Description

Mandatory Reporting To Child Protection In Victoria Generic Fact Sheet (002)

Identifying and Responding to Abuse - PROTECT Reporting Responding Obligations Policy

Identifying and Responding to Abuse - PROTECT Reporting Responding Obligations Procedures 

Reportable Conduct Scheme Policy

CECV Statement of Commitment to Child Safety 

Student Empowerment Participation Policy 

Student Brochure
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