The Anglican Diocese of Perth is committed to Safe Ministry.

To ensure the safety of children and vulnerable adults in our parishes the Anglican Diocese of Perth is committed to:

  1. The implementation of appropriate Policies, Protocols and Codes of Conduct with the aim of protecting and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults;
  2. Rigorous background screening processes for all clergy and lay leaders;
  3. Transparency and accountability when addressing complaints of misconduct against Clergy and lay leaders, with full regard to legal and ethical considerations;
  4. The care, nurture of, and respectful pastoral ministry with, all children and adults;
  5. Ensuring safe, caring communities that provide an environment where there is a culture of ‘informed vigilance’ as to the dangers of misconduct and abuse.

You can read about the following

  • policies
  • child protection workshops
  • running a creche
  • screenings needed for various parish roles
  • information about the Royal Commission

at the Diocesan Feel Safe page. Please note this link will open in a separate window to the Diocesan website.