We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people involved in our activities and programs.
A person associated with CSIRO but who is not a staff member, namely:
|Child/ren and young person/people
||A person who is under the age of 18 years.
Abuse includes any act committed against a child involving:
|Child safe organisation
||An organisation that meets child safe standards by proactively taking measures to protect children from abuse and harm.
||Measures to protect children from abuse.
Includes one or more of the following:
||An activity or initiative to protect vulnerable children who are suspected of being abused, neglected or harmed, or whose parents are unable to provide adequate care or protection.|
||A person contracted by CSIRO, or a person engaged by a business entity contracted by CSIRO, to perform work for or provide goods or service to, CSIRO, under a contract or agreement.|
||A person appointed by CSIRO under section 32 of the Science and Industry Research Act 1949.|
||Any detrimental effect on a child’s physical, psychological or emotional wellbeing. Harm may be caused by financial, physical or emotional abuse, neglect, and/or sexual abuse or exploitation whether intended or unintended.|
||An official CSIRO Policy Framework document.
A policy defines CSIRO’s commitment and responsibilities to an area.
Policies are mandatory to all staff members and CSIRO affiliates, sites and operations.
Policies are approved by the CSIRO Board.
Policies apply to all of CSIRO.
||The likelihood of anything occurring that can cause harm or loss to a child.|
||The process of evaluating activities and programs to identify and mitigate the risk of harm to children.|
|Volunteer||An individual who engages in child-related work for CSIRO for no financial reward or remuneration.|
|Work with children
||Work with children means being engaged in an activity with a child or young person, where contact (either physically or online) with the child or young person would reasonably be expected as a normal part of the activity and the contact is not incidental to the activity.
Work with children may include, volunteering or other unpaid work. Work with children may also include circumstances where the individual, in performing their duties has access to personal information relating to children and young people.