Changes to the Victorian Child Safe Standards – Engaging Children, Families & Communities

Join Vicsport and Body Safety Australia to learn practical strategies for engaging children, families & communities and providing a child safe sporting environment.

New Child Safe Standards to strengthen child safety will commence in Victoria on 1 July 2022. Within the 11 new Standards there are four key areas of difference:

  • Involving families and communities in organisations’ efforts to keep children and young people safe
  • A greater focus on safety for Aboriginal children and young people
  • Managing the risk of child abuse in online environments
  • Strengthening governance, systems and processes to keep children and young people safe.

During this short one-hour webinar, Vicsport and Body Safety Australia (BSA) will address the area of engaging children, families and communities.


  • Deanne Carson (CEO, Body Safety Australia) will provide guidance, insights and practical strategies for how sporting organisations can engage children, families and communities when creating child safe environments.
  • Fiona Jones (Sports Consultant, Vicsport) will provide an overview of requirements sport organisations will need to meet when the new Standards take effect, focusing on incoming standards 3 & 4 – Engaging children, youth, families & communities.

This webinar is open to sport and recreation organisations, big and small, to allow time for planning and preparation for 2022.

This is the second in a series of webinars Vicsport will run to assist our members adapt to the new standards.


Fiona Jones (Sports Consultant, Vicsport)

Tue Dec 14 2021, 1:00pm — Tue Dec 14 2021, 2:00pm
Free (Member: Free)

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