The Archdiocese has a duty of care and a legislated responsibility to promote the wellbeing, safety and protection of children, particularly those in its care, from all forms of harm.
The Archdiocese through its policy and related procedures, and those of its various agencies and institutions, is totally committed to the care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Policies in use specifically by the Chancery and Parishes are as follows:

Safeguarding Policy – Chancery and Parishes (ACT & NSW) (pdf - 224 KB) Working with Children and Vulnerable People Registration (ACT &NSW) Chancery and Parishes (ACT & NSW) (pdf - 199 KB) Working with Children and Vulnerable People Checks for Employment Chancery and Parishes (ACT & NSW) (pdf - 177 KB)

The Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding is the point of contact for communication, professional development, and reporting safeguarding issues.