Useful Resources

Please note: The below tables outline useful resources, and we will update the list as more resources become available however this is not an exhaustive list; we encourage members to undertake their own additional research in this area.

Social Procurement Framework Resources

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Social Procurement Framework The Victorian Social Procurement Framework establishes requirements that apply to Victorian Government departments and agencies when they procure goods, services and construction. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/victorias-social-procurement-framework

https://djpr.vic.gov.au/about-us/overview/tenders-quotes-contracts/social-procurement-framework

Social Benefit Suppliers Directories Directories of suppliers who can deliver social and sustainable outcomes. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/find-social-benefit-suppliers
Social Procurement Framework Essential Information Factsheet A factsheet to support suppliers to implement the Social Procurement Framework. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/essential_information_2018.pdf
Social Procurement Framework FAQ Questions and answers on the Social Procurement Framework. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/supplier_FAQs_2018.pdf
Social Procurement Framework Factsheet on Inclusive Employment A factsheet on how social procurement promotes more diverse and inclusive workplaces and on how suppliers can be inclusive employers. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/inclusive_employment_2018.pdf
Social Procurement Framework Factsheet on Aboriginal Businesses A factsheet on social procurement requirements related to engaging Victorian Aboriginal Businesses. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/aboriginal_businesses_2018.pdf
Social Procurement Framework Factsheet on Social Enterprises A factsheet outlining what social procurement means for Victorian social enterprises with links to help identify social enterprises across Victoria. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/social_enterprises_2018.pdf
Social Procurement Framework Factsheet on Disability Enterprises A factsheet outlining what social procurement means for Victorian Australian Disability Enterprises with links to help identify these businesses. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/australia_disability_enterprises_2018.pdf
Social Procurement Framework Factsheet on Small to Medium Enterprises A factsheet outlining the social procurement requirements in relation to Small to Medium Enterprises. https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-09/small_medium_enterprises_2018.pdf

 

 

Women’s Equality and Safety Resources

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Gender Equality Strategy Guide A guide to assist organisations in the change process of improving gender equality. WGEA Gender Equality Strategy Guide and Diagnostic Tool
Workplace Discrimination and
Harassment Policy Template
A template policy on workplace discrimination and
harassment that can be adapted for your organisation.
Australian Human Rights Commission template
Prevention of Sexual Harassment Policy Template A template policy on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace that can be adapted for your organisation. VPSC model policy
Information on Family and Domestic Violence Leave Information and resources from Fair Work Australia for employers to provide family and domestic violence leave. https://www.fairwork.gov.au/leave/family-and-domestic-violence-leave
Information Sheet on Family and Domestic Violence Leave Employer’s guide to supporting employees experiencing family and domestic violence Fair Work
Information Workplace Equality and Respect Workplace standards and tools from Our Watch (a national organisation for the prevention of violence against women and their children) to help workplaces promote gender equality and respect. https://workplace.ourwatch.org.au/
Model clauses for subcontracts Model clauses on:

·        Safe & Respectful Workplaces which requires employers to recognise employees’ rights to an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment and bullying.

·        Amenities for Women which requires employers to provide for female workers amenities including ablution block, separate female toilet and lactation room if required.

·        Family violence leave

These are being developed and will be shared shortly.

 

Aboriginal Self-determination and Cultural Safety Resources

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Community Housing Aboriginal Cultural Safety Framework Guide to help community housing organisations improve Aboriginal people’s community housing outcomes by embedding Aboriginal cultural safety, accountability and monitoring into all aspects of their organisations. https://chiavic.com.au/cultural-safety/
Aboriginal Self Determination Information from Aboriginal Victoria outlining Self-determination priorities, embedding self-determination across government, treaty, Victorian Government action underway to enable self-determination and Victorian Government Investment https://www.aboriginalvictoria.vic.gov.au/victorian-government-aboriginal-affairs-report-2019/aboriginal-self-determination
Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 Human Rights legislation for Victoria – see SECT 19 Cultural rights http://www6.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/legis/vic/consol_act/cohrara2006433/s19.html
Self-Determination Reform Framework The Self-Determination Reform Framework guides public service action to enable self-determination in line with government’s commitments in the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework 2018-2023. https://www.aboriginalvictoria.vic.gov.au/self-determination-reform-framework
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety framework guide Cultural Safety resource by the Department of Health & Human Services for the Victorian health, human and community services sector https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/202004/Part%201-Aboriginal%20and%20Torres%20Strait%20Islander%20cultural%20safety%20framework-20190620.pdf
Cultural safety for Aboriginal children Tip sheet on Cultural safety for Aboriginal children by the Commission for Children and Young People https://ccyp.vic.gov.au/assets/resources/tipsheet-cultural-safety-aboriginal-children.pdf

 

Inclusive Employment Resources

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Australian Network on Disability Fact Sheets Provides multiple fact sheets on inclusive employment of people with disability https://www.and.org.au/pages/fact-sheets.html
Inclusive Employment 2012-2022. A vision for supported employment Australian Government’s future vision for inclusive, supported employment https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/files/disability-and-carers/policy_research/aust_govt_vision_inclusive_employment.pdf
DHHS Disability Employment Strategy 2018-2020 Disability employment strategy 2018–2020 for the Department of Health and Human Services communicates their commitment to increasing the recruitment, development, and retention of people with disability https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/201805/disability-employment-strategy-2018020-1803045.pdf
Careers Vic Disability Employment web page List of Victorian Public Sector disability employment initiatives https://careers.vic.gov.au/career-pathways/disability-employment-1907