On this page
- Information sheet 1: About the Reportable Conduct Scheme
- Information sheet 2: What is reportable conduct?
- Information sheet 3: Responsibilities of the head of an organisation
- Information sheet 4: Investigation overview
- Information sheet 5: Other reporting obligations
- Information sheet 6: Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct Scheme
- Information sheet 7: Reporting to the Commission
- Information sheet 8: Investigation findings
- Information sheet 9: Sexual misconduct
- Information sheet 10: Physical violence
- Information sheet 11: Significant neglect
- Information sheet 12: Historical allegations
- Information sheet 13: Workers and volunteers
- Information sheet 14: Commission own motion investigations
- Information sheet 15: Identifying the head of an organisation
- Frequently asked questions
General information about the scheme, the responsibilities of a head of organisation, the Commission's powers under the scheme and the organisations and people covered by the scheme.
Detailed information about the five types of reportable conduct: sexual offences, sexual misconduct, physical violence, behaviour that causes significant emotional or psychological harm, and significant neglect.
The 'head' of an organisation is responsible for complying with the scheme. By law, heads of organisations have specific requirements, within set timeframes.
This information sheet contains general guidance on what you need to do in a workplace investigation into a reportable allegation.
Guidance for organisations – interviewing children and young people
For resources on interviewing children and young people as part of a reportable conduct investigation, click here.
As well as the scheme, the law has in place other obligations on adults to keep children safe. This includes reporting any suspected criminal behaviour to Victoria Police.
The scheme works together with the Child Safe Standards to ensure children are safe, while strengthening an organisations capacity to respond properly to allegations of child abuse.
This information sheet describes the timeframes and types of information that a head of organisation must report to the Commission about an allegation.
Information sheet 8: Investigation findings
This information sheet describes the types of findings an organisation or investigator can make at the end of a reportable conduct investigation, and what they need to report to the Commission.
This information sheet describes how sexual misconduct is defined for purposes of the scheme.
This information sheet describes how physical violence is defined for purposes of the scheme.
Information sheet 11: Significant neglect
Information sheet 12: Historical allegations
Information sheet 13: Workers and volunteers
Information sheet 14: Commission own motion investigations
This information sheet outlines the powers of the Commission to conduct investigations under the Reportable Conduct Scheme, and provides guidance regarding organisations' rights of review of certain Commission decisions.
Information sheet 15: Identifying the head of an organisation
Frequently asked questions about the scheme and definitions under the scheme.