Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Safety and Welfare of Children and Young People Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 13th October 2021
Review Date 13th October 2024
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 7th October 2021
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Kriss Guidotti
Senior Coordinator, Safer Community
Accountable Officer Lisa Line
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise and Digital
Enquiries Contact Kriss Guidotti
Senior Coordinator, Safer Community

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

13/5/24:  Summary of Roles & Responsibilities table updated to replace reference to Polytechnic to TAFE.

4/11/22:  The ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor, Vocational Education and Pathways’ title listed in the summary of roles and responsibilities table no longer exists, and is amended to read ‘Executive Directors, VU Polytechnic’.

13/10/21: The Procedure changes include: 

The Accountable Officer for the Policy relocated to the Vice President People and Culture;

The development of a new Code of Conduct for Child Safety; 

The identification of core roles that have a shared responsibility for child safety in particular areas of VU’s activities;

The clarification of VU's expectations regarding all staff conduct, responsibilities, awareness and training in child safety.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All


13/05/2024: Position name changed from Executive Directors, VU Polytechnic (EDVP) to Executive Directors, TAFE (EDTAFE)