Child Protection

The safety of children and young people matters

At SU QLD we firmly believe that every child and young person matters deeply to God and deserves a safe and meaningful life. This is why we are committed to safeguarding the social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of all children, young people and families in our care.

This commitment includes proactively nurturing a child safe culture and working environment.

All our staff and volunteers understand the role they share in upholding this commitment, and everyone is empowered and equipped to champion a child safe culture in bringing hope to a young generation.

Confidential disclosures

If you make a confidential disclosure specifically relating to any SU QLD staff member or volunteer breaching our Child Protection Policy, please direct your query to

National Redress Scheme

SU QLD successfully joined the National Redress Scheme, with effect from 18 March 2020.
The National Redress Scheme provides acknowledgement of and support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse before 1 July 2018.
People can make an application to access any or all of the following under the Scheme:
  • counselling,
  • payment,
  • a direct personal response (e.g. apology).

Responding to your disclosure

The social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the children, young people and families in our care comes first. It’s why SU QLD is committed to supporting you and resolving your disclosure in a timely manner. This is our commitment to you.

You can start your application for redress online or download an application for redress from the National Redress website. For more information about the application process and what to expect, the Scheme has prepared these helpful Fact Sheets.

SU QLD will work to ensure potential redress applicants are well supported.
The safety and wellbeing of all people applying to the National Redress Scheme is of utmost importance to us.  All matters are managed with strict confidentiality in keeping with our Privacy Policy.

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