Day to day operational issues including records management, food safety and privacy.
Accident and Incident Register
The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to Accident and Incident Register.
Amendments to the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic.)
The Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) was amended in 2014 to incorporate Failure to Disclose Offence, Grooming Offence and Failure to Protect Offence. Penalties apply for not complying to these laws.
The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to Enrolment.
Excursions and Camps
Advice related to the planning and conducting of excursions, incursions, camps and overseas travel.
Fetes and other fundraising events within schools require legal and insurance compliance to protect the school and ensure the safety of all who attend.
Schools have a responsibility to provide first aid facilities and a sufficient number of trained staff under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).
Requirements of the Victorian Food Act 1984.
The possession, use, distribution or selling of illicit drugs is prohibited by law. Schools have obligations in accordance with the law.
Schools have a legal and legislative responsibility to ensure policies and procedures are in place to investigate incidents and incidents of a serious nature that occur. Depending on the severity of the incident, this may involve other agencies.