Statement of Commitment to Democratic Principles


St Joseph’s School aims to promote lifelong learning and active participation as citizens in Australian society.
​The Victorian Registration Standards require that the programs and teaching at St Joseph’s must support and promote the principles and practice of Australian democracy. St Joseph’s is committed to democratic principles of Australia including:
  • the principles and practice of Australian democracy;
  • the elected government;
  • the rule of law;
  • equal rights for all before the law;
  • freedom of religion;
  • freedom of speech and association; and
  • the values of openness and tolerance.