Keeping Children Safe (KCS)

Keeping Children Safe (KCS) is a compulsory training for all Girl Guide Queensland staff, members and volunteers who work with Children.
The revised KCS course is a user-friendly interactive, self-paced online training to help in understanding the Child Protection laws and how they apply to Girl Guides. In this course you will discover your rights and responsibilities under the Child Protection laws and become familiar with the Child Protection policies, procedures and strategies of Girl Guides Australia and Girl Guides Queensland.
Click Here for instructions about how to access KCS training on the new E-Learning platform.


Child Protection
It is the policy of Girl Guides Queensland to safeguard the welfare and safety of its members while participating in Guiding activities. Girl Guides Queensland takes all reasonable steps to ensure that, through relevant procedures and training, children, young people and adults taking part in Guiding activities do so in a safe and friendly environment.
All Girl Guides Queensland Leaders complete a Keeping Children Safe orientation in relation to policies and procedures regarding the protection of children from abuse.
Girl Guides Queensland is committed to creating child-safe environments that promote learning and enjoyment. The organisation strives to provide services and activities where children and young people:
  • feel safe and are protected from harm
  • have a say in planning activities and other decisions affecting them
  • are listened to
  • are respected
  • have their best interests considered and upheld
All Girl Guides Queensland Leaders complete a Keeping Children Safe orientation in relation to policies and procedures regarding the protection of children from abuse.

Keeping Children Safe Policy
 

Public Safety Business Agency - Girl Guides Queensland complies with the Youth Worker requirements of PSBA