• 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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22 Jul

Faithfulness In Service 2017

Faithfulness In Service Conference 2017

Initial details of the triennial Faithfulness In Service conference are now available. To be held in June 2017, the theme is Core Strength: and will focus on building resilience in your life and ministry and protective behaviours to keep families and churches safe. The Archbishop, Dr Glenn Davies, expects all clergy and licensed workers in…

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5 Jun

Safe Ministry and ministries that focus on vulnerable people

Safe Ministry and vulnerable people

It’s fascinating to watch as our churches are rapidly undergoing change that is going to fundamentally change how we do ministry in and around Sydney. As our society and culture morph and change all around us, many of our churches are adapting by starting ministries to groups of people like: Groups with people with disabilities….

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10 Mar

Safe Ministry Policies and Website Circular – February 2016

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26 February 2016 Dear Rectors, Wardens, Parish Councils and Safe Ministry Representatives, Safe Ministry policies and website I am writing to draw your attention to some new Safe Ministry policies and a new Safe Ministry website. On 14 October 2015, the Synod passed a motion – (a)  affirming the diocesan Safe Ministry Policy Statement adopted…

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