Resources and support for the Child Safe Standards

Find resources and support to help organisations comply with the Standards

The Commissioners talking about the Child Safe Standards

Taking children's safety seriously - about the Child Safe Standards

Guidance for the new Child Safe Standards

The following guidance material was developed by the Commission to assist organisations to understand the new Standards, identify what changes are needed to comply by 1 July 2022. New tools will be added as they become available.

A guide for creating a Child Safe Organisation

Short guide to the Child Safe Standards

New Child Safe Standards Information Sheet

Translated new Child Safe Standards information sheets

  • To access the New Child Safe Standards Information Sheet in community languages, click here.

Creating a Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

Steps to develop or update your Code of Conduct

Practical guide to choosing, supervising and developing suitable staff and volunteers

Sample learning or training action plan

Risk assessment and management templates

Child Safe Standards self-assessment tool

  • Coming soon.

Overview of the new Child Safe Standards

To access the What's New? Overview of the new Child Safe Standards Sheet in community languages, click here.

Compare the current and new Child Safe Standards

Empowerment and participation guide

Frequently asked questions

Please note: The following resources relate to the current Standards, and will be progressively updated to reflect the new Standards that come into force on 1 July.

A tool to assist organisations implement the Child Safe Standards

Online safety and COVID-19

Child Safe Standards, a narrated powerpoint presentation

A guide for creating a child safe organisation - tip sheets

Reviews of Child Safe Standards decisions made by the Commission

Presentations on each of the Child Safe Standards

The following are extracts from our Child Safe Standards presentations from when the Standards were launched. For our most recent presentations, see: Information Sessions and Webinars

Standard 1

Standard 2

Standard 3

Standard 4

Standard 5

Standard 6

Standard 7

Posters about the Child Safe Standards

Translated information sheets - Child Safe Standards

To read the Child Safe Standards information sheets in your language, click here.

Read an overview of the Child Safe Standards and the Reportable Conduct Scheme in a range of community languages.

A telephone interpreter service is also available.

Information sessions about the Child Safe Standards

We regularly hold information sessions and webinars about the Child Safe Standards, for more information on these sessions, click here.

Community of Practice

To access videos and slides of previous Community of Practice forums, click here.

To register for the next Community of Practice forum, click here