Values & Democratic Principles


We provide a safe and welcoming environment for all.


We treat all people fairly and equally.


We are welcoming and put people first.


We respond to individual and community needs in a creative and flexible way.


We take responsibility for our decisions and follow through on our commitments.


Democratic Principles

Djerriwarrh supports and promotes:

  • the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a democratically elected government, and the rule of law
  • equal rights for all before the law
  • freedom of religion
  • freedom of speech and association
  • the values of openness and tolerance

Keeping children and young people safe

Djerriwarrh recognises the importance of keeping children safe:

  • Djerriwarrh is committed to child safety and all staff, volunteers and board members have a responsibility to prevent child abuse and respond appropriately to allegations.
  • Djerriwarrh is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all children and young people from all cultures and linguistically diverse backgrounds and those with a disability.