• Protection & Care For Everyone

    Welcome to your one-stop source for Safe Ministry information and resources for church and ministries in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.

  • Apology

    A message from Glenn Davies, Archbishop of Sydney

  • Safe Ministry Docs

    All-new Safe Ministry policy documents in plain English for Senior Ministers, Parish Councils, Church workers, ministry volunteers, parents and members

  • Seeking Support

    Resources and support channels for victims of abuse in our churches

  • Safe Ministry
  • Apology
  • Pathways to Safe Ministry
  • Seeking Support

Latest News

9 Oct

Welcome to Safe Ministry!

Safe Ministry - Anglican Diocese of Sydney

Welcome to the new Safe Ministry web site – the frontline resource of the Professional Standards Unit of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. The key feature of this site has to be the all new, plain English Safe Ministry Journey documents. These are easy to read and understand and there are various documents targeted to…

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9 Nov

Online forms for safe ministry

online forms for safe ministry

Everything else is going online, why not the plethora of forms that the average church uses in it’s day to day functioning – especially for Safe Ministry purposes? The good news is that there is no real reason why you shouldn’t work at putting your Safe Ministry forms online. It does need some careful thought…

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8 Nov

Faithfulness In Service Conference – 2014

In June 2014, the triennial safe ministry conference – Faithfulness In Service – was held in three locations around Sydney Diocese. Apart from forming part of ongoing safe ministry training for many clergy and lay workers, the conference show-cased speakers who tackled the problem of pornography and it’s impact on habitual viewers. We have added…

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21 Oct

Zero Tolerance


The Sydney Diocese of the Anglican Church has a zero tolerance policy for misconduct and abuse.   Archbishop Rev Dr Glenn Davies says: “I am committed to strengthening our culture of ‘safe ministry’ through education and professional development of our clergy and lay people, as we seek to maintain the standards of Christian ministry which…

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