Child Safety

the drum’s commitment to child safety

We are all committed to promoting wellbeing for life for all families, particularly as a way of supporting children and young people’s potential during their important transition as young adults into adulthood.  This includes their rights for protection and safety in all areas and spaces they live, study, play, work – their homes and their community environments.

drummond street is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks.

We accept our legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child or young person’s safety, including suspicions of abuse.

We do this by having a zero tolerance of child abuse, all allegations and safety concerns are treated very seriously, consistently and actively.

All staff are trained and adhere to Child Safety Standards.  We continue to maintain our long-held commitment to inclusive, safe practices that empower and include young people.  This means the physical, emotional and cultural safety of all children and young people, irrespective of cultures, faiths, genders, identities and abilities is of paramount focus.

Including the cultural safety and empowerment of First Nations children and young people.

If you believe a child or young person is at immediate risk of abuse phone 000.

If you are young person who needs support contact us – we are here to support, inform and connect you and your family members with what support they need.