Safety & Security

6 Articles
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Working with Children Checks

An over view of Working With Children Checks including what they are, why they are important, who needs them, how they protect children and more.

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Security - Reference & background checks

The importance of ensuring early childhood education and care providers hold up-to-date Working With Children Checks.

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What swimming skills should school-aged children have?

The Royal Life Saving Society’s National Swimming and Water Safety Framework provides a consistent approach for swim schools, and lists the swimming skills children should have at the age of six, 12 and 17.

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New rules around the transportation of children by education and care services

On 1 October new regulations governing the safe transportation of children when they are under the care of early childhood service took effect. Learn how these changes will work to protect preschoolers.

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Online safety for under fives

Learn how to keep your preschooler safe and happy in the online world thanks to guidance from Australia’s e-Safety Commissioner.

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Keeping kids safe in care

Learn how educators work to keep your child safe in care and what to do if there is an issue.