Scouts Australia has developed a best practice Child Protection policy in conjunction with the Government and Childwise.
All of our Leaders are police checked with SAPOL and undertake Child Protection training as part of the extensive accredited Scout training program.
Click here to download the most update version of our Scouts SA Child Protection Framework and Prescribed Procedures (August 2020).
Click here to download the Scouts Australia Child Protection Policy and Prescribed Procedure
For further information please call our Volunteer Support manager, Adam Willis at Scout Headquarters on 08 8130 6000 or freecall 1800SCOUTS.
Incident Report Process - Child Protection
Any person suspecting that abuse has occurred may seek confidential advice directly from the Child Abuse Reportline or Scout Headquarters.
- Child Abuse Reportline Phone: 131 478 (24 Hours)
- Scout Headquarters Business Hours: (08) 8130 6000
- Scouts Headquarters outside business hours. Branch Incident Reportline (08) 8378 2412
Report must be made to Child Abuse Reportline and to Scouts Australia (SA Branch)
Reports can be made anonymously
No person should dissuade another from reporting an incident, or suspicion of, child abuse