All students enrolled at Catholic College Wodonga, and any child visiting, have a right to feel safe and be safe.


The wellbeing of children in our care will always be our priority and we have zero tolerance to child abuse. We aim to create a child-safe and child-friendly environment where children feel safe and are free to enjoy life to the full without any concern for their safety.


This page contains documents concerning the protection of children under the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards.

Forms and Policies

CES Ltd Child Safety Framework CES Ltd Commitment Statement to Child Safety Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy Code of Conduct Child Safety POLICY - Protect, Responding and Reporting Obligations Policy CHILD SAFETY PROCEDURES - Protect Reporting and Responding Obligations Mandatory Reporting CES Ltd Child Safety Guidelines – Police and DFFH Interview Protocol Photographing, Filming and Recording Engaging Families in Child Safety CES Ltd Child Safety – Reportable Conduct Scheme Policy

Child Safety Reporting Process


Catholic College Wodonga will take appropriate, prompt action in response to all allegations or disclosures of abuse, neglect, inappropriate behaviour or concerns about child safety by reporting all matters to the DFFH Child Protection, the Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP), or the Police, depending on the allegation or disclosure made. Once a report has been made, a Child Safety Officer will advise Frances Browne, Assistant to the Director, Pastoral Wellbeing, Catholic Education Office.


The College will respond to all allegations of child abuse in an appropriate manner, including:

  • informing the appropriate authorities and fully cooperating with any resulting investigation
  • protecting any child connected to the allegation until it is resolved and providing ongoing support to those affected
  • taking particular measures in response to an allegation that concerns a culturally diverse child or a child with a disability
  • securing and retaining records of the allegation and the College’s response to it.



A Guide for Creating a Child Safe Organisation CECV Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan

Our child safety officers are –


Deputy Principal, Student Development  Sharon Allsop 02 6043 5500


Principal  Lorraine Willis 02 6043 5500


Director of Learning Diversity (10-12)  Louise Symons 02 6043 5500


Social Worker  Taryn Hopper 02 6043 5500