The safety of all people in our care, particularly children and vulnerable adults, is a fundamental concern for the Loreto Australia and South East Asia Province (Loreto).
Loreto is committed to providing a caring, nurturing and safe environment for all children, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities, young people and vulnerable adults in Australia and overseas locations where Loreto operates. Our statement of commitment can be found here – Loreto Province Commitment to Child Safety.
Loreto has a Professional Standards Officer who, with regard to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults:
advises Loreto Province on best practice approaches
ensures compliance with standards and legislation
ensures compliance with Loreto Province policy and procedures
Loreto is committed to theCatholic Professional Standards Limited framework for Catholic Church entities to build child-safe cultures and to advance the safety of children across the Catholic Church in Australia.
Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct explains and affirms the standards of behaviour Loreto expects of members of our community including employees, contractors, board members and volunteers.
It is imperative that all members read, reflect upon, understand and respond accordingly to their responsibilities as set out in the Code.