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  • Example Gender Equality policy (International Nepal Fellowship Australia)

    International Nepal Fellowship Australia, 2020

    This policy outlines INF Australia’s commitment to gender equality both in its operations in Australia and through the development work of its partners in Nepal.

  • Example PSEA policy (WWF Australia)

    World Wildlife Fund Australia, 2020

    This policy articulates WWF-Australia’s commitment to provide a safe and trusted environment that safeguards staff, interns, volunteers, contractors, partners, communities, participants in WWF-Australia activities, children and vulnerable adults from sexual exploitation and abuse. It is a great example of a policy as it describes the standards of behaviour for organisation’s staff, representatives and partners, outlines how the policy is implemented throughout the organisation, specifies the agency’s reporting responsibilities and procedures, and ensures a survivor-centred approach at multiple levels.

  • Example Disability Inclusion Policy (IWDA)

    IWDA (International Women’s Development Agency), 2021

    This policy outlines IWDA’s principles and practices to achieve disability inclusion and articulates IWDA’s roles and responsibilities in promoting recognition of the needs, interests and multiple discriminations faced by women and girls living with disabilities. It is a great example of a policy that commits IWDA to the inclusion of people with disabilities, covering implementation of disability inclusion in their program and research activities, as well as internally within IWDA.

  •  This “Speaking Up Policy” articulates how Caritas Australia commits to handling complaints, which is in line with their guiding principles, that include transparency, responsiveness and confidentiality. The policy is aligned to their Code of Conduct and meets all of their legal and regulatory obligations, including requirements in the ACFID Code of Conduct. It is a great example of a policy as it uses key messages, has a wide scope, and covers all approaches to complaints handling including triaging complaints, anonymity, definitions, investigation procedures as well as placing emphasis on supporting the needs of a complainant.