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Accreditation

ACNC

The Registered Charity Tick is a way for registered charities to easily show the public that they are registered with the ACNC, and it will also help members of the public find information about the charity on the Charity Register. 

 

Advocacy Accreditation

Due to Independent Advocacy in the Tropics Inc being funded by both Federal and State Government departments, we are to hold and maintain accreditation for both Individual and Systemic Advocacy.  As such we provide a quality accredited service under the:

  • Human Services Quality Standards;  and the

  • National Disability Advocacy Standards.

 

Cultural Competence

Aboriginal and Torres Strail Islander Peoples
All employees have successfully completed the Centre for Cultural Competence Australia's "A Foundation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence" or similar course.

 

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
All employees have successfully completed Diversicare's "Cultural Awareness in the Workplace" training program aimed at developing a culturally competent workplace for our staff and clients.

 

Working with Children and Young People

All employees and volunteers are required to hold a current The Working with Children Check Positive Notice (“Blue Card”) which includes a criminal history check.

 

Working within the Disability Sector

All employees and volunteers are required to hold a current Exemption to the Disability Services’ Positive Notice (“Yellow Card”) which includes a criminal history check.