Polonious – Improving Child Safety

Polonious World 2018, 2nd August 2018. Free-to-attend conference on all things investigations, fraud, technology-related.

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was announced in 2012 and completed it’s work and recommendations early this year, 2018. It was a very comprehensive review with more than 8,000 private sessions held and 2575 referrals to authorities resultant.

The presenter has extensive experience, since leaving the Australian Federal Police, into prevention and investigation of Child Safety cases in school systems and other institutions. This presentation will cover:

  • The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Safety Workflows & Case Studies


About the speaker

Simon is the Director of Professional Standards for the Australian Province of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), an international Catholic male religious order established in 1540.

In this role, Simon oversees all Jesuit, staff & volunteer professional standards and conduct within the Australian Province. He also leads and directs the development, implementation and maintenance of best practice standards concerning professional conduct with a particular focus on the safety of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

As a former Australian Federal Police detective, Simon is a highly experienced and nationally awarded investigator with over twenty years of investigative and advisory experience. He is accomplished in undertaking highly sensitive, secret and complex investigations in the criminal, civil and canon law arenas.

Simon has worked for many years with educational and religious institutions to assist them in, managing claims of historic child sexual abuse, reportable conduct investigations, serious staff misconduct investigations, policy advice and conflict resolution.

Simon is also a member of the Victoria Police Registration & Services Board (Review Division) and is a member of the Melbourne City Council’s Family and Children’s Advisory Committee.

About Polonious World

Polonious World is a free-to-attend event for investigators by Polonious – a world-leading Case Management software product for teams from 1-1000 investigators. It covers topics as varied as investigation techniques, running investigations teams, unique investigation case stories such as Operation Pendennis, Donnie Brasco and others as well as being a great networking event for investigation teams from Australia and around the world.

Polonious World 2017 – SureFact Australia sponsor profile

“Polonious is pleased to announce  SureFact Australia Pty Ltd (“SureFact”) have signed up as a sponsor for Polonious World 2017SureFact have been increasing productivity, profitability and competitive advantage with Polonious case management for over four years.

SureFact is a privately owned investigations company providing tailored solutions to insurance companies, large corporate organisations, small to medium businesses, law firms and government agencies.

The SureFact team is focused on providing timely and accurate information to insurers and other clients to enable the development of effective strategies for early and durable claim resolution.

Places for Polonious World 2017 are strictly limited and entry is free for registered delegates. Register here or contact Andrew Simpson on 0474 149041 email andrew.simpson@polonious.com.au

Surefact: http://surefact.com.au/


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