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Child Protection Policy

The Sydney Opera House is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and well-being of children and young people when providing entertainment and educational services to the community. The safety, welfare and well-being of children and young people is the paramount consideration in service delivery to any consumers under 18 years.

This policy is designed to:

  • Ensure that the Opera House meets its responsibilities for the safety, welfare and well-being of children and young people;
  • Guide all staff in appropriate conduct for contact with children and young people in the workplace;
  • Ensure that recruitment procedures and disciplinary procedures are compliant with the requirements under the NSW Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998, NSW Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998 and NSW Ombudsman Act 1974;
  • Provide clarity for relevant staff around their legal responsibilities as mandatory reporters of harm to children and young people under section 27 of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998; and
  • Specify procedures applied in the event a staff member is the subject of a reportable allegation.

Click here for the Child Protection Policy

Click here to download a copy of the School Risk Assessment Information

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