The policies listed below are defined and approved by the School Advisory Council (formerly the EAB) and/ or St. Joseph's Staff. Where appropriate, other members of the broader School community are engaged and consulted to ensure they are accurate and relevant providing robust policy statements for the School.

Please note that as of 2021 the suite of policies have been updated in accordance with Melbourne Archdiocese of Catholic Schools (MACs)


St. Joseph's has two Child Safety Officers: Michelle Moore (Principal) and Faye Forbes (Learning Diversity Leader).



St Joseph's Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy


St Joseph's Child Safety Code of Conduct


Recognising and Responding to Abuse: Reporting Obligations


St Joseph's Reportable Conduct Policy


Reporting Criteria: Failure to Disclose Guidelines


School Processes for Mandatory Reporting


Child Abuse Support: Four Critical Actions


Procedures for ensuring staff are informed about mandatory reporting procedures


School Staff Recruitment Policy


Pastoral Care of Students Policy


SJM MACS Student Behaviour Policy 2022


MACS Attendance Policy


Privacy Policy

Standard Collection Notice


Child Safety Code of Conduct: student-friendly version, written by SRC students and Year 6 students


Commitment to Child Safety Statement


Student Code of Conduct


Parent/ Guardian Code of Conduct


Anti-Bullying Policy


Visitor and Volunteer Procedures


School Advisory Council Terms of Reference


Anaphylaxis Policy




Duty of Care Guidelines


Supervision Policy


Homework Policy


Enrolment Policy


Enrolment Procedures


Enrolment Agreement


Uniform Policy 


MACS Complaints Handling Policy


School Complaints Handling Policy


MACS Pastoral Care of Students Policy


St Joseph's Curriculum Plan


Assessment and Reporting Policy


Assessment and Reporting Procedures


COVID Safe Plan


Ministerial Order 1359




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