Safe Church.

Safe Church Team

If you have any concerns or wish to discuss details of our Safe Church policy, the Safe Church and Leadership team are available to help. If you are a member of NorthernLife, login to Elvanto to find our contact details. Alternatively, you can contact the Safe Church team via safechurchconcerns@northernlife.org.au.

Virginia Mathews

Wendy Bowen

Helen Scoular

Phil Baker

1a. NorthernLife Safe Church Policy

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1b. Safe Churches Meeting

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1c. Safe Church Policy Excerpts and Forms for Volunteers

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2. Guidelines for Activities with Children and Young People

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3. Procedure for Staff and Volunteers

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4. Procedure for Responding to Child Protection Concerns

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5. Procedure for Handling Complaints against Staff and Volunteers

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6a. Code of Conduct

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6b. Code of Conduct (Under 16)

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7a. Screening Questionnaire (18 and Over)

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7b. Screening Questionnaire (Under 18)

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8. Procedure for Conflict Resolution

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9. An Australian Baptist Response to Persons of Concern

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10. Safe Church Concerns Form

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11. Safe Church Ministry Information Form

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The Policies and Documents above are also available in Korean, Simple Chinese and Traditional Chinese here. Simply scroll down to the heading “Model Documents” and select one of these options from the tab. Please note that the information in these documents is provided by Baptist NSW and is general in nature, rather than specific to NorthernLife. One of the Safe Church team can help you with more specific information as required.