Audits show safeguarding policies being followed across Brisbane archdiocese
Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Source: The Catholic Leader
The report is the first conducted in an Australian archdiocese by Catholic Professional Standards Limited, set up by the Church leadership in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
The National Catholic Safeguarding Standards came into effect on May 30. Brisbane was found to have implemented or made substantial progress towards 84 per cent of operational indicators covering mainly governance, management and training.