The Safe Ministry to Children Canon 2017 of the General Synod of the Australian Church of Australia (adopted by the Gippsland Synod in December 2017) requires each Diocese to establish a Diocesan Safe Ministry Authority. The Authority is responsible for safe ministry in the Diocese, including the screening and training of clergy and licensed or authorised church workers.
Voluntary Church Worker
Clergy, Ordination Candidates or Paid, Licensed or Authorised Church Workers (includes Lay Readers and Pastoral Visitors)
A Parish Guide to the Implementation of the 11 Victorian Child Safe Standards Safe Church Start Up Guide SCTA Electronic Communications Guidelines Protocol for responding to claims for Redress - 10.2 - 13 December 2018 Protocol for responding to complaints of Abuse and Harrassment - 10.1 - 13 December 2018 Protocol for the Clearance of Church Workers - 10.4 - 13 December 2018 Professional Standards Act