Child-Safe Environment Policy


The University is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children in accordance with: the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA) ("the Act"), which requires appropriate policies and procedures in place to ensure that child-safe environments are established and maintained, and the Australian Aid Program (AusAID) Child Protection Policy.

Title Version Date uploaded
Child-Safe Environment Policy d2014/281102 13 Jun 2019
Off-Campus Activity: Under 18 Acknowledgement Form d2014/302609 1 Dec 2014
AusAID Child Protection Code of Conduct d2014/302609 1 Dec 2014

RMO File No. 2014/2164
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer Executive Director, Division of Academic and Student Engagement
Endorsed by Academic Board on 5 November 2014
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 6 November 2014
Related Policies AusAID Child Protection Policy

AusAID Child Protection Code of Conduct

Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research

Child Safe Environments: Principles of Good Practice

Children Protection Act 101

Code of Conduct

Complaints by Staff Policy and Guidelines

Fair Treatment Policy

Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) Handbook

IT Acceptable Use and Security Policy

Legal Compliance Policy

National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research

Pre-Employment Screening Procedure

Protecting Children is Everyone's Business: National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009 - 2020

Recruitment Policy

Responsible Conduct of Research Policy

Risk Policy

Student Charter

Student Grievance Resolution Process

Student Misconduct Rules

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement

Related legislation Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA)
Effective from 1 January 2015
Review Date 31 December 2017
Contact for queries about the policy Student Affairs, tel: (08) 8313 7503 or (08) 8313 4456

Printed copies of these documents may not be up to date. Please refer to the University Policy and Procedures website for the latest version.