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We have just a released a new Checklist for Good Governance to help boards and committees lead the organisation they serve.

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The Workforce Capability Framework provides a common language for the capabilities and personal attributes required by community sector workers.

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Regulatory News

Working with Children update

3 April 2016

The Working with Children Regulation 2016 (Vic) came into effect on 27 March 2016, replacing the Working with Children Regulations 2006. Under the new regulations card holders are required to notify of any changes to personal particulars within 21 days of becoming aware of the change.

Failure to protect: new criminal offence to protect children from sexual abuse

24 August 2015

On 1 July 2015, the new ‘Failure to protect’ criminal offence came into effect. The new offence applies to a person in a position of authority within an organisation who negligently fails to protect a child from the risk of sexual abuse by an adult associated with their organisation.

New criminal offence for failure to disclose child sexual abuse

13 November 2014

On Monday 27 October 2014, a new offence for failure to disclose child sexual abuse came into force.

The new offence requires that any adult who holds a reasonable belief that a sexual offence has been committed in Victoria by an adult against a child (aged under 16) disclose that information to police, unless they have a reasonable excuse.

Minister's Performance Standards for Registered Agencies

1 July 2014

New performance standards (Minister’s Performance Standards) for housing associations and providers registered under the Housing Act 1983 (Vic) are now in effect.