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How is Victoria’s Ministerial Order 1359 changing child safety compliance obligations in schools?

15th November, 2022 – Education Matters

When it comes to child safety laws, it can be hard to keep up. With every new regulation comes new changes, procedures and obligations. For schools with a small administration team, the work can be overwhelming.

On the 10 February 2022, James Merlino, the Minster for Education in Victoria, introduced the Ministerial Order No. 1359 – Child Safe Standards – Managing the risk of child abuse in schools and school boarding premises. Superseding the original 2015 Ministerial Order 870, this new legislation increases the obligations and expectations to safeguard children in schools and other educational contexts to new levels.

 

The Australian feature on Oho

AFL backs computer crackdown on abuse

30th September, 2022 – Exclusive by John Ferguson (Associate Editor)

The AFL industry is starting to embrace a new hi-tech system designed to help weed out sex offenders and staff or volunteers in sectors including sport, disability and aged care who fail to maintain proper accreditation or are in breach of their duties.

The AFL signed on to the system, called Oho, which was set up after the child sex abuse royal commission amid concerns of erratic compliance and blind spots caused by dated monitoring systems.

 

 

Next generation child safety checks with Oho cloud-based monitoring

21 August 2022

Oho is a cloud-based online verification tool aimed at meeting the growing need for continuous monitoring of workers and volunteers responsible for vulnerable people.

When an old colleague came to former World Vision CEO Claire Rogers with a cloud-based data system to continually manage and monitor child safety checks, she knew it represented the next step in her career.

 

 

The Australian feature on Oho

Firms failing to maintain checks against sexual predators

25 April 2022

Up to 90 per cent of Australian businesses are failing to ensure their workforce is free of sex offenders, criminals and those who have committed professional misconduct, with the retail and hospitality sectors the biggest exposed.

 

Workers slipping through child check net

25 April 2022

Schools and community organisations are so concerned adults who pose a risk to children are slipping through the cracks they are turning to private companies for help.

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Secret paedos busted: Principal exposed as sex offender

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Working with Children checks: Cards are revoked, suspended or cancelled daily across Australia

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Secret paedos busted: Principal exposed as sex offender

24 August 2021

Australians are being lulled into a false sense of security, with criminals getting too close to children every day. See where it’s happening. 

Oho CEO, Claire Rogers, in conversation with The Child Safeguarding Podcast by PCA

15 August 2021

The Child Safeguarding Podcast is an Australian podcast by the Poynting Consulting & Advisory for child-serving organisations that want to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Claire Rogers joins Bradley Poynting to discuss child safety, the challenges around organisational systems, and how technology offers a promising solution to a decades-old problem.

“Our Mission to Save Children”: New Anti-Abuse Technology

7 June 2021

The start-up technology business, Oho, allows organisations that work with children, such as schools and childcare centres, to continuously monitor the background checks of their employees.

High Performance Vs Win-At-All-Costs — Lessons From The Workplace Culture Of Sport

26 May 2021

Rogers says that according to current estimates, there are 150 thousand children that are involved in organisations that have signed up to the platform. However, with 4.7 million children in Australia, there is a lot of work to be done to ensure that all children and vulnerable communities are protected.

Minicast: Prioritising A Safe Workplace Culture

24 May 2021

Oho is a cloud-based platform that monitors employee’s verifiable credentials, notifying their customer organisations when the registers flag their employees accreditations such as criminal history and working with childrens checks as out of date or called into question.

A new tech start-up promises to increase protection of all vulnerable people from malpractice and abuse.

14 May 2021

Oho co-founder and chairperson Daniel Muggeridge said that their research demonstrated that Australian families believe organisations are continuously monitoring worker accreditation, such as Working With Children checks.

Using new technology to help stop child predators.

11 May 2021

A new national initiative called Oho is helping stop red flag predators before they strike. 

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