About ISV Model Policies

Independent Schools Victoria has written a number of model policies for Member Schools, as well as guidance material on what makes good policy, policy implementation and communication.

Accident and Incident Register

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to Accident and Incident Registers.

Activities, Camps and Excursions Model Policy


Information dealing with issues such as duty of care, student wellbeing, excursions and work experience.

Alcohol (students) Model Policy

Amendments to the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

The Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) was amended in 2014 to incorporate Failure to Disclose Offence, Grooming Offence and Failure to Protect Offence. Penalties apply for not complying to these laws.

Amendments to the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) Model Policy


Guidelines to assist schools in managing severe allergies.

Animals in Schools

The use of animals for scientific education purposes.

Annual Reports

Information relating to Commonwealth and State Government requirements for Annual Reporting.

Anti-Bullying and Harassment

Guidelines for the development and implementation of anti-bullying policies.

Anti-Bullying Model Policy

Archives and Records Management

Guidelines on the retention and disposal of school records.


Issues such as buildings and grounds, and essential services maintenance.

Asthma Management

The Victorian Schools Asthma Policy.

Attendance Model Policy

Australian Government Accountability

Requirements under the Australian Education Act 2013 (Cth).

Australian Government Recurrent Grants

Schools receiving Australian Government General Recurrent Grants must account for them financially and educationally.