Child Safety Commitment

Mornington Peninsula Shire Statement of Commitment

Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We have zero tolerance of child abuse and robust training, policies and procedures in place to protect children from abuse and respond to any risks, allegations or safety concerns.

We want all children and young people to be and feel safe, welcome and included in our services and empowered to achieve their dreams, goals and aspirations for a bright future.

We take steps to ensure the voices of our children, young people and families are heard and we are proud to celebrate the diversity of our community.

We are unapologetically proactive in closing the gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people and supporting them to express their culture and enjoy their cultural rights.

We welcome and value the participation of all children and young people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children with disabilities, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those that are unable to live at home and our LGBTIQA+ community.

We are proud to be a Child Safe Organisation.

If you have a concern about the safety of a child or would like to report a child safety issue, please contact the Child Safe Coordinator.