These resources relate to Safe Church policy, procedure and practice and include downloadable documents for use within congregations and organisations. Additional contacts and services for those seeking help with Safe Church related issues are also linked from this page. The PCV Safe Church Youtube Channel also hosts Basic Training videos, the Online Refresher Course video and Safe Church Representative Help videos.

The following resources are available:

Safe Church PCV Material

External Organisations Compliance Information

Government Compliance Information

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse by People in Religious Ministry

To see the relevant information about mandatory reporting go here

Working With Children Check legislation:

  • To see the PCV Working With Children Check information go here

  • To check if an individual's Working With Children Check is valid go here

'Betrayal of Trust' Laws

All PCV personnel aged 18 and over must familiarise themselves and act in accordance with these laws.  

'Failure to Protect' 

'Failure to Disclose' law


The Victorian Child Safe Standards

From 1 January 2017 all organisations in Victoria that work with children must comply with the Victorian Child Safe Standards

The Victorian Reportable Conduct Scheme

From 1 January 2018 the PCV must comply with the Victorian Reportable Conduct Scheme.

Additional Information and Help

Additional Resources - Children & Youth

Posters - For Children’s & Youth Ministries

Wise Practices