The adaptation of the UK Safe programme developed for the Australian context was made possible with the generous financial support of:

We also acknowledge the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (UK) for allowing Deaf Children Australia to purchase the licence for Safe.

This primary content is copyright of National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (Registered in England with charity number 216401 and in Scotland with charity number SC037717) - © National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children 2009. All rights reserved. Deaf Children Australia has reproduced and amended the material by kind permission of National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. The amendments are the copyright of Deaf Children Australia - © Deaf Children Australia 2013. This material is licensed and sub-licensed for use by Deaf Children Australia and may not be copied, sold or otherwise distributed in any form without the permission of the NSPCC and Deaf Children Australia.

Our local production team for this resource has included:

Deaf Children Australia staff:

Project Management:

Project Co-ordination / Film Direction:

Text Adaptations:

Film Production:



Margherita Riccioni

Neil Ray

Dr Julie Hall 

Paula Thornton

Alexander Straub, Paula Thornton



Web Development:



Auslan Consultancy:




Tobstar Pty Ltd

Striped Designs

Simon O’Neill Photography

Stephanie Linder

Justin Nava

Teale Nicholls



Jaycob Campbell

Julia Murphy

Kim Saed

Jarl Ziccone



Mujtaba al Attaby

Emmaline Alamaras

Angelos Alamaras

Jerome Barbalace

Tahlia Barry

Jaycob Campbell

David Chioda

Aleisha Clark

Sacha Clark-Hunter

Ian Cleasby

Anthony di Benedetto

Max Eyking

Jess Flair

Annette Fogarty

Brielle Franze


Karen Grey

Bailey Hansen

Sarah Keenan

Paul Kusmanoff

Geoff Manton

Shiloh Marinkovic

Kate McGuigan

Paige McInally

Patrick McLachlan

Julia Murphy

Jarrad Nicholas

Oliad Omar

Natasha Ravlich

Charlotte Ray

Oliver Ray



Ramas Rentelis

Joseph Sanchez

Carl Scacco

Joshua Simpson

Brandon Spicer 

Matthew Surtees 

Madeline Theofanides 

Nathan Tran 

Kayla Trinder-Scacco

Tamara Trinder-Scacco

Brandon van Niekerk 

Dylan Younger

Mark Younger

Sonia Younger

Voice Artists:

Jayden Barry

Paul Jones

Jeremy Lee

Ryan Malonda


Brenda McKinty

Anna Murphy

Taylah Peacock

Celeste Ramnac


Oliver Ray

Emma Reardon

Loretta Walsh


Forest Hill Secondary College

Victorian College for the Deaf