Queensland Government is committed to tackling the growing issue of violent
and abusive behaviour across school communities. The Respect our staff, respect
our school campaign aims to create safer and more respectful communities across
Queensland state schools.
We all have different beliefs, expectations and experiences, so there are
inevitably going to be times where conflicts or disagreements occur in
How we handle those conflicts can make a significant difference to the
learning and development of our students and the positive environments we aim to
The safety of our students and staff is the number one priority and we can
all play our part in ensuring that our schools are safe and respectful places to
Violent or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated in our schools. It's not
just a courtesy. It's the law.
For more information see the Factsheet for
parents and families