All people visiting or engaging with the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) have a right to feel and be safe, respected, valued and protected from harm. We are deeply committed to the safety and well-being of all within our properties and through engagement in our education and outreach programs.

The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is:  

  • Committed to the safety of all people, and especially vulnerable people.
  • A child safe organisation and is committed to adhering to the 11 Child Safe Standards.
  • Committed to providing environments where all people are safe.
  • Has zero tolerance of abuse and harm. All allegations and safety concerns are treated seriously and consistently with robust policies and procedures

As an organisation, we promote diversity and tolerance and are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the cultural safety of people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for vulnerable people of all abilities.

We are committed to 

  • preventing child abuse, identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks.
  • Providing comprehensive human resources and recruitment practices for all staff and volunteers.
  • Regularly training and educating staff and volunteers on safeguarding vulnerable people.

We have policies, procedures and training in place that support the leadership team, staff, and volunteers to achieve these commitments.


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