Child safety

Children’s safety, health, wellbeing, rights and best interests are paramount. In early childhood education and outside school hours care (ECEC) contexts, educators play a crucial role in providing a child safe environment, protecting children from harm, abuse and neglect, and responding to and reporting incidents, suspected incidents and concerns.

This page is designed to assist services and educators to understand their obligations under the different areas of child safety and provide guidance on where to seek additional information and support.

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