All students enrolled at Catherine McAuley College (CMC), and any child visiting, have a right to feel safe and be safe. The wellbeing of children in our care will always be our first priority and we have zero tolerance to child abuse. All allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously and consistently with our policies and procedures.
In the links below you will find our policies and procedures that we follow to ensure that all students are safe, included and are able to thrive in our community.
Catherine McAuley College Bendigo Child Safe Policy
What the Child Safe standards mean for your children - Information Sheet
Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) Commitment to Child Safety Statement
CECV Resource Guide: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Children
CECV Resource Guide: Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Backgrounds
CECV Resource Guide: Children with Disabilities
PROTECT: Four Critical Actions for Schools responding to Incidents, Disclosures and Suspicions of Child Abuse
PROTECT Protocol - Identifying and Responding to All Forms of Abuse in Victorian Schools (August 2018)
PROTECT: Identifying and responding to abuse – Reporting obligations
Codes of Conduct