These forms provide minimum guidelines that should be adhered to and can be expanded as required at a local level.
The forms below have been developed in view of legal advice received by the Department to ensure that schools’ legal obligations with regard to the duty of care towards students are met.
Schools should not undertake substantive modifications to the wording or remove questions contained in these forms, without the prior approval of the Department’s legal branch.
Schools are also reminded that privacy legislation covers the collection of personal information by schools and schools should attach a privacy notice or statement to any form collecting personal information. Further information about the collection of personal information may be found at the Department’s privacy website located at: