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Office of the Professional Standards Director

The Office of Professional Standards for the Diocese is operated independently though Safe Ministry Resources.

The role of the Office of Professional Standards is to respond to allegations of abuse and misconduct in the Diocese, fulfil the National Register Cannon, provide care and assistance for survivors of abuse in the Diocese and manage known offenders in parishes.

The Professional Standards Director for the Diocese is Peter Barnett, and can be reached on the Safe Ministry Helpline 1800 070 511 (business hours).

Professional Standards Ordinance


Reporting to Statutory Bodies

Responding to Adult Disclosures of Abuse

Responding to Concerns or Disclosures of Child Abuse