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Child Safety Policy

The Old Scotch Cricket Club endorse and adopt the Cricket Victoria 2022 Member Protection Policy (MPP) and Australian Cricket’s Commitment Statement and Policy for Safeguarding Children and Young People, along with the ‘Looking After Our Kids’ Code of Behaviour for Affiliated Association, Clubs and Indoor Centres, effective as at 12th October 2022.

      President, Mark Griffiths (0403 496 450)
      Child Safety Officer, Charlie Schilling (0490 201 253)

The commitment includes:

1) Establish a culturally safe environment in which the diverse and unique identities and experience of AboriginalChildren and Young People are respected and valued
2) Embed Child Safety and Wellbeing in organisational leadership, governance and culture
3) Empower Children and Young People so that they know their rights, participate in decisions affecting them andare taken seriously
4) Inform and engage families in respect to child safety and wellbeing
5) Ensure that equity & diversity is upheld through our policies and practices
6) Engage volunteers and officials to ensure that they are suitable to work with Children and Young People
7) Handle complaints and concerns promptly, thoroughly and with a child focused approach
8) Educate volunteers, staff (if applicable) and officials – in consultation with Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia-to provide them with the knowledge and skills to keep Children and Young People safe
9) Promote the safety & wellbeing of Children and Young People through physical and online environments
10) Review and improve our child safe policies, procedures, and practices regularly
11) Role model behaviour and actions documented in policies, procedures and practices guiding how our organisation is safe for Children and Young People

Policy Documents

Annual Child Safe and Member Protection Declaration

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