The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Child Protection Policy 2017

Child Protection Policy 2017

23 January 2017

 
 

Summary

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Child Protection Policy 2017 provides a risk-based approach to the management of child protection risks in the delivery of DFAT business. DFAT recognises that it is the shared responsibility of all adults to prevent child exploitation and abuse.

Description

The Policy applies to all DFAT funded partners that receive funding; including contractors and civil society organisations funded by DFAT including individual contractors, partners or organisations subcontracted by DFAT funded contractors or civil society organisations, personnel of DFAT-funded contractors and civil society organisations, Australian Volunteers for International Development Program participants and partners.

Information on the child protection policy and the child protection minimum  standards are outlined in the Child Protection Policy 2017. Queries about the Policy should be directed to childprotection@dfat.gov.au or call +61 2 6178 5100.

More information can be found here