Welcome to the Child Safe page for the Network.  This is our place to find all the information relating to Child Safe at St Hilary’s Network or links to relevant information.

Information on this page will be updated as needed, so all documents will have a date stamp so you know when it was loaded or updated.

For immediate help (from the DHS website)
  • To report concerns that are life threatening, ring Victoria Police 000
  • To contact a child protection office close to you, call a local office.
  • To report concerns about the immediate safety of a child after hours, call:
    • After Hours Child Protection Emergency Service
      Ph: 13 12 78 (5.00pm – 9.00am Monday – Friday, 24 hours on weekends and public holidays).
      Note: this is an emergency service for week nights, weekends and public holidays only.

If this has anything to do with someone within the Anglican Church, contact the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne Independent Director of Professional Standards on 1800 135 246 for advice or to report.

Upcoming Training Details:
Sun May 28th St Silas 1pm & 3pm
Sun July 23rd St Hils 11am & 1pm
Sun Aug 27th St Silas 1pm & 3pm
Sun Oct 22nd St Hils 11am & 1pm
Sun Dec 3rd 1pm & 3pm (venue TBC)

For Child Safe Training registration go to the PCTC website by clicking here: 

Presentations on Child Safe – includes the 3 new laws and the 7 standards

St Hilary’s Presentation  PDF  PowerPoint  this is a cut down and specific presentation for the church based on the full DHS presentation below

DHS presentation PDF  PowerPoint

Website Links

The Victorian Governments Commission for Children and Young People 

A great website to get a lot of information regarding Child Protection is the Department of Human Services website.  This includes definitions of abuse, how to report and who to report to.

DHS Child Safe Standards Resources Website

The Victorian Council of Churches set up the Child Safe Standards site for faith communities