Neighbourhood Collective Australia is the legal body for the Old Church on the Hill and
all its activities and programs.
Neighbourhood Collective Australia is committed to upholding child safety throughout all
Neighbourhood Collective Australia and Old Church on the Hill activities. We are
committed to the safety, wellbeing, participation and empowerment of all children and
We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be
treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. We also
adhere to legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a
Neighbourhood Collective Australia is committed to preventing child abuse, identifying
risks early and removing and reducing these risks. Neighbourhood Collective Australia
has robust human resources and recruitment practices to reduce the risk of child abuse
by new and existing board members, staff and volunteers. We regularly train and
educate our board members, staff and volunteers on child abuse risks.
We support and respect all children and are committed to:
- The cultural safety of Aboriginal children and their families
- The cultural safety of children and families from migrant and refugee backgrounds,
- Providing a safe environment for children and families with a disability
- Providing a safe environment for children and families who are same-sex attracted, intersex, non-binary and gender diverse.
We have specific policies and procedures in place that support our board members, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.
If you have a concern about a child’s safety please contact Rose Vincent, CEO on 0458290402 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also get in touch with Rose if you’d like a copy of our Child Safety Policy or our Feedback and Complaints Policy.