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Important change for organisations that work or volunteer with children


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The National Principles for Child-Safe Organisations came into effect on 1 July 2021.

By law, all South Australian organisations and sole traders that work or volunteer with children and young people must:

Resources for creating child-safe environments

The Department of Human Services has a wide range of helpful resources for creating child-safe environments to support youth-serving organisations through this process and to align existing policies.

More information and support

DHS Child Safe Environments team
Phone 8463 6468

Page last updated : 20 Aug 2021

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