FREE: Child Safe Organisations Podcast

CompliSpace and Bravehearts have partnered to create a podcast series about the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.

The National Principles reflect the 10 Child Safe Standards recommended by the Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission).

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What’s in the Child Safe Organisations Podcast?

  • Episode OneOur podcast series begins with an introduction to the National Child Safe Standards and a discussion about the findings from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse with one its Commissioners.

    Guest | Commissioner Bob Atkinson, AO APM

  • Principle 1 - Child Safety and Wellbeing is embedded in organisational leadership and governance.

    Guest | James Field, Co-founder of CompliSpace

  • Principle 2 - Children and young people are informed about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taking seriously.

    Guest | Caroline McVivar, Queensland Youth Advisory

  • Principle 3 - Families and communities are informed and involved in promoting child safety and wellbeing.

    Guest | Gayle Walters, Director & Past President and Chair of P&Cs Queensland

  • Principle 4 - Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected (cultural safety, safe environments).

    Guest | Kelly Humphrey, Leadership and Culture Consultant

  • Principle 5 - People working with children and young people are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and wellbeing values in practice.

    Guest | Svetlana Pozydajew, Senior Consultant at CompliSpace & Ian Hird, Consultant at CompliSpace

  • Principle 6 - Processes for complaints and concerns are child-focused.

    Guest | Dr Deirdre Thompson, Director of Therapeutic and Support Services at Bravehearts

  • Principle 7 - Ongoing Education and Training.

    Guest | Mathew Sinclair of Bravehearts

  • Principle 8 - Physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed.

    Guest | Ella Serry, Senior Education Advisor - Office of the E-Safety Commissioner

  • Principle 9 - Regular Improvement, combined podcast with Principle 10 - Child Safety and Wellbeing Policies and Procedures.

    Guest | Hayley Holst of Pracademics

Where to Find the Podcast

The Child Safe Organisations podcast launched in March 2020 and episodes are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and other major podcast platforms.


About Bravehearts

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Australia’s leading child protection organisation working holistically to prevent child sexual assault and exploitation.

Bravehearts provides industry-leading child protection training and education programs, specialist child sexual assault and exploitation counselling and support services, as well as engaging in research and lobbying.

About CompliSpace

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CompliSpace simplifies risk, compliance and policy management for non-government schools so that they can focus on their core purpose of teaching and caring for students. We provide solutions for registration, child protection, excursion risk management and professional development. CompliSpace works with over 650 schools in every jurisdiction, state and territory.