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As the governor and operator of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) is responsible for developing and formulating policies that ensure schools are aligned with the vision, mission and strategic direction of Catholic education.

Policies that apply to all MACS-governed schools are available below, with further school-specific policies available from their respective schools.

Please note that we are in the process of updating these policies to reflect the transfer from Catholic Education Melbourne to MACS as of 1 January 2021.

Current Policies

Policy 2.4 Enrolment for Schools
Policy 2.7 Access to Catholic Education Melbourne Official Records for Purposes of Research
Policy 2.8 Researchers in Catholic Schools and Access to Data
Policy 2.13 Drug Issues in Catholic Schools
Policy 2.18 Professional Learning for Staff
Policy 2.19 Child Protection – Reporting Obligations
Policy 2.19a Police and DHHS Interview Protocols
Policy 2.20 Complaints
Policy 2.21 Privacy Policy
Policy 2.23 Whistleblower Protection
Policy 2.24 Planning for School Provision
Policy 2.25 Parents as Partners
Policy 2.26 Pastoral Care of Students
Policy 2.27 School Fees
Policy 2.28 Languages
Policy 2.30 Sexual Orientation
Policy 2.31 Pastoral care for students experiencing gender dysphoria