Safeguarding Commitment Statement

The Presentation Sisters of Australia are committed to the following principles: 

  • At all times the safety, well-being and protection from any form of harm or abuse of children, youth and vulnerable adults are paramount. 
  • All Sisters and other Presentation Sisters’ employees and volunteers have a duty of care to support and protect children, youth and vulnerable adults. 
  • Our recruitment, employment and supervision processes are to be of high quality in order to select and engage suitable people to work with children, youth and vulnerable adults. 
  • Education and training in recognising abuse, responding to disclosure and reporting an allegation is provided for all engaged in working with children, youth and vulnerable adults, either directly or indirectly. 
  • If there is suspicion that a child, youth or vulnerable adult is subject to some form of harm or abuse there will be immediate intervention ensuring the person is protected and supported. 
  • A prompt, compassionate and just response is made on receiving any complaint or notification of harm or abuse (current or historic). 
  • Care is offered to the family of the child or person who may have suffered harm. 
  • Persons involved in an allegation of abuse will be treated with justice and compassion and have appropriate confidentiality maintained. 
Presentation Sisters LismoreSafeguarding Policy
Presentation Sisters QueenslandSafeguarding Policy Summary
Safeguarding Policy 
Presentation Sisters TasmaniaSafeguarding Statement
Presentation Sisters VictoriaCode of Conduct 
Safeguarding Policy 
Presentation Sister Wagga WaggaSafeguarding Summary
Safeguarding Statement 
Safeguarding Policy (Dec 2021)
Appendix 4
Appendix 6
Appendix 7
Presentation Sisters Western AustraliaSafeguarding Commitment Statement 
Safeguarding Policy 
Code of Conduct 
Complaint Handling Policy 
Grievance Policy 
Policy for the Use of Technology 
Risk Management Strategy