Safe Ministry exists to ensure that our church environments, our spaces, leaders and culture, are safe. The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide aims to ensure that all people within its environments are free from harm or abuse.

afe Ministry exists to ensure that our church environments, our spaces, leaders and culture, are safe. The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide aims to ensure that all people within its environments are free from harm or abuse. 

Working in adherence to biblical standards, the legal requirements set by the Federal and South Australian State Governments and the National Anglican Church, the Diocese of Adelaide aims to ensure that: 

To achieve this, the Diocese has in place a Safe Ministry ‘clearance’ process, consisting of screening and training, for all clergy, those licensed by the Bishop, paid church workers, and volunteers serving in any prescribed capacity within a church or related entity. 
 
Following successful completion of the initial screening and training process, clearance is maintained via a short refresher programme to be undertaken once every three years. So why not start the application process today to help ensure that our places of ministry are safe for all people? 

If you have any other queries, please contact the Safe Ministry Unit by emailing safeministry@adelaideanglicans.com 

Safe Ministry exists to ensure that our church environments, our spaces, leaders and culture, are safe. The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide aims to ensure that all people within its environments are free from harm or abuse.

Working in adherence to biblical standards, the legal requirements set by the Federal and South Australian State Governments and the National Anglican Church, the Diocese of Adelaide aims to ensure that:

To achieve this, the Diocese has in place a Safe Ministry ‘clearance’ process, consisting of screening and training, for all clergy, those licensed by the Bishop, paid church workers, and volunteers serving in any capacity within a church or related entity.

Following successful completion of the initial screening and training process, clearance is maintained via two short refresher programmes to be undertaken once every three years. So why not start the application process today to help ensure that our places of ministry are safe for all people?

If you have any other queries, please contact the Safe Ministry Unit by emailing safeministry@adelaideanglicans.com

The Safe Ministry Framework

Training and screening form an important part of Safe Ministry, but they exist within a wider framework that governs how the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide prevents and responds to abuse or harm of any kind, as part of the Safe Ministry Policy 2020

Safe Ministry Training 

Safe Ministry Training, as delivered by Safe Ministry Check, is now totally online, making training more accessible for all applicants. 

Safe Ministry Coordinator

The Safe Ministry Policy 2020 creates a new position of Safe Ministry Coordinator for each parish. The Safe Ministry Coordinator will help the Parish to comply with the Safe Ministry requirements of the Diocese by:

Prevention

For the first time, we have integrated reference checking into our Safe Ministry process. Nominated referees will be emailed 3 simple questions, with any concerns automatically red flagged for further follow up.

Standards: Code of Conduct (Faithfulness in Service)

Responding

Caring for those who have been abused: Healing Steps / National Redress Scheme
Handling Complaints: Report Abuse / Grievances