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CHILD SAFE CODE OF CONDUCT

All Members and participants in our Dromana College Community are responsible for supporting the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children by: 
 
  • taking all responsible steps to protect children from abuse; 
  • treating everyone with respect;
  • listening and responding to the views and concerns of children, particularly if they are telling you that they or another child has been abused and/or are worried about their safety or the safety of another; 
  • promoting the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of Aboriginal children (for example, by never questioning an Aboriginal child's self-identification);
  • promoting the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of children with culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds (for example, by having a zero tolerance to discrimination);
  • promoting the safety, participation and empowerment of children with a disability (for example, during personal care activities);
  • ensuring as far as practicable that adults are note left alone with a child;
  • ensuring any allegations of child abuse are reported to Dromana College Child Safety Officer's - the Assistant Principals and ensure any allegation be reported to the police or child protection;
  • ensuring any child safety concerns are reported to Dromana College Safety Officer's - the Assistant Principals;
  • ensuring as quickly as possible that the child(ren) are safe, if an allegation of child abuse is made;
  • encouraging children to 'have a say' and participate in all relevant organisational activities where possible, especially on issues that are important to them.