Statement of Commitment
Every person and organisation bound by this statement of commitment must always place the safety and welfare of children above all other considerations.
The Coolum Beach SLSC acknowledges that our staff and volunteers provide a valuable contribution to the positive experiences of our juniors. The
The Coolum Beach SLSC requires that any child who is abused or anyone who reasonably suspects that a child has been or is being abused by someone within our organisation, to report it immediately to the police or relevant government agency and the club’s nominated Grievance Officer .
All allegations of child abuse will be dealt with promptly, seriously, sensitively and confidentially. A person will not be victimised for reporting an allegation of child abuse and the privacy of all persons concerned will be respected.
If anyone bound by this statement of commitment reasonably suspects that a child is being abused by his or her parent/s, they are advised to contact the relevant government department for youth, family and community services in their state/territory.