Professional Standards

Professional Standards: Creating Safe Environments for Children and Adults

 This page provides you with important information relating to our policies and procedures for maintaining ethical and professional standards.

  1. The Jesuit Province: website for professional standards
  2. Creating a safe environment in Jesuit Schools and ministries: Principles, Protocols and Standards of Practice
  3. The Australian Church documents/websites:
    National Committee for Professional Standards
    Truth Justice and Healing Council
    Integrity in the Service of the Church
    Integrity in Mission
    Towards Healing
  4. Reporting of Complaints

If anyone wishes to bring a complaint of abuse against any member of staff, present or past, of a Jesuit ministry, they may do so in any of the following ways:

  • If you beleive a crime has been committed, contact the Police Sexual Crimes Squad Ph: 03 9611 8707 or 000
  • Contact the office of Towards Healing – Ph: 1800 816 030 (Victorian Office)
  • Contact the director of Professional Standards – Simon Davies 03 9810 7300                                                                                                                                               Please note that when children are involved, many states have mandatory reporting provisions to the police or relevant state authority.