The Catholic Church has a moral, legal and mission-driven responsibility to create nurturing environments where children and young people are respected, their voices are heard and they are safe and feel safe (Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s Commitment Statement to Child Safety).
Our Parish has adopted the full policies of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (CAM) in relation to Child Safety (See here).
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Aimee Helleren Ph. 9826 9677
For more information, please click on the Parish policy documents below:
To view the full Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s Statement of Commitment to Child Safety, please click here.
For further information, please read the documents from the Augustinians Order in Australia regarding the protection of minors:
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR PARISH VOLUNTEERS
In accordance with the State and Church guidelines and requirements anyone wishing to serve as a volunteer in our parish community or its ministries must comply with the requirement of a Working With Children Check and sign a commitment to safeguarding.
Contact the parish office for further information.