Good Samaritan Education (GSE) is guided by a fundamental mission to provide safe and welcoming communities which respect all persons. GSE policies and procedures reflect best practice and encompass the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards, including safeguarding for vulnerable adults. GSE will ensure that it responds to all complaints or allegations relating to the conduct of staff, volunteers and contractors towards a child or vulnerable adult.
HOW TO RAISE A COMPLAINT
Good Samaritan Education Staff –
Complaints in relation to Good Samaritan Education Staff, current or past, should be directed to the Executive Director of Good Samaritan Education via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM GSE
Firstly it is important to know that you will be offered support.
Good Samaritan Education Schools-
GSE has oversight of ten Good Samaritan Schools, each of which is separately incorporated. Any historical incident that occurred in the period after incorporation should be directed to the Principal of the school. The dates of incorporation are as follows:
- St Mary’s College, Wollongong, NSW 11/1/1993
- Mater Dei School, Camden, NSW 17/12/1992
- St Patrick’s, Campbelltown, NSW 6/1/1984
- Rosebank College, Fivedock, NSW 1/12/1987
- St Scholastica’s, Glebe, NSW 11/9/1989
- Stella Maris College, Manly, NSW 15/12/1992
- Mount Saint Benedict College, Pennant Hills, NSW 7/12/1987
- Lourdes Hill College, Brisbane, QLD 22/5/1986
- Santa Maria College, Northcote, VIC 16/1/1990
- Mater Christi College, Belgrave, VIC 17/9/1981
Incidents that occurred at a school prior to the date of incorporation should be directed to the Sisters of Good Samaritan.
Matters can also be referred through the National Redress Scheme, at any time.
If an alleged incident involved any behaviour that could be considered criminal, we encourage you to contact the police.