The following are some starting points for Internet resources.
CRC Sample Organisational Manual
A wide variety of policy examples can be found in the Sample Carer respite Centre Organisational Manual and Support Materials. This manual is especially useful for the service process examples. It does not include human resource and management and administration policies.
The full Sample Organisational Manual and support materials is available here in Word, WordPercfect and PDF formats.
NCOSS Sample Policy and Procedures Manual for Management and Governance.
This Sample Manual from the NCOSS Management Support Unit has sections
Policy Papers, Circulars, etc
Government departments often have policies on particular issues, for example Child Protection, Aids, Infections Diseases, etc. Government Department policies and publications are a useful source of information when preparing policies on specific issues. Some starting points are:
There are lots of resources on the web for specific policy topics, eg, child protection, occupational health and safety, privacy, etc
Maus Software has released an Australian software program to help organisations develop policy manuals.
The policy format it uses includes:
A product overview is here.