Children and Families

Baw Baw Shire Council is committed to providing and actively promoting a safe environment for children. Council has zero tolerance towards child abuse, and is committed to protecting the physical, emotional, cultural, and social wellbeing of all children. Council has policies and systems to protect children, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously.

Baw Baw Shire Council acknowledges that children’s safety is a whole of community responsibility and is everyone’s business.

Our commitment will be enacted through the implementation and monitoring of the 11 Child Safe Standards and compliance with all relevant legislation.

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