Resources

Bendigo Diocesan Legislation

Bendigo Diocesan Regulations

Professional Standards Forms

Protocols of the Kooyoora Office of Professional Standards

Codes of Conduct

Fact sheets of the Kooyoora Office of Professional Standards

Redress

General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia

Safety Agreements

Victorian Child Safe Standards

Victorian legislation

 

Bendigo Diocesan Legislation

Professional Standards Uniform Act 2016 (Bendigo) (commenced 1 July 2017, except Parts 4.1 and 4.2)

Canons of General Synod adopted by the Diocese of Bendigo

Episcopal Standards (Child Protection) Canon 2017

Episcopal Standards (Child Protection) Canon 2017 (Consolidated)

Holy Orders (Removal from Exercise of Ministry) Canon 2017

Safe Ministry to Children Canon 2017

Canon Concerning Confessions  2017

 

Legislative history

Professional Standards Amendment Act 2018 (Bendigo)

Professional Standards Uniform Act 2016 (Bendigo) (after the amendments made in May 2017)

Miscellaneous Amendments Act 2017 (Bendigo) (as passed on 27 May 2017)

Professional Standards Uniform Act 2016 (Bendigo) (as passed on 29 May 2016)

 

Bendigo Diocesan Regulations

Professional Standards Uniform Regulations

Professional Standards Forms

Consent to formal process

Application for clearance for ministry

Application for clearance for service

Reference to the Professional Standards Board

Application for a review of a decision of the Professional Standards Board

Complaint form

 

Protocols of the Kooyoora Office of Professional Standards

Principal Protocol Complaints Bendigo

Clearance for Ministry Protocol Bendigo

Clearance for Service Protocol Bendigo

 

Codes of Conduct

Faithfulness in Service Code of Conduct (as at 2006, adopted by the Diocese in 2010)

Faithfulness in Service Code of Conduct (updated as at November 2011, adopted by the Diocese of Bendigo in May 2017)

Fact sheets of the Kooyoora Office of Professional Standards

Fact sheet Complainants

Fact sheet Respondents

 

Safety Agreements

Persons of Concern Policy of General Synod

Guidelines for Implementation of Persons of Concern Policy

Sample Safety Agreement

 

Victorian Child Safe Standards

Victorian Child Safe Standards

Victorian legislation

Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005

Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Child Safe Standards) Act 2015

Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Oversight and Enforcement of Child Safe Standards) Act 2016

Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Act 2016

Criminal Procedure Act 2009

Criminal Procedure Regulations 2009

Working with Children Act 2005

Legal Identity of Defendants (Organisational Child Abuse) Act 2018

Children Legislation Amendment (Reportable Conduct) Act 2017

Wrongs Amendment (Organisational Child Abuse) Act 2016