Source:  CathNews

Ballarat Diocese, under Bishop Paul Bird CSsR, comprises 40 parishes across Western Victoria, with 49 active and retired clergy, 38 diocesan and paid staff and approximately 1,600 volunteers.

CPSL chief executive Sheree Limbrick said the audit revealed a strong, public commitment to the safeguarding of children in the Diocese, evidenced by having key personnel in safeguarding roles and a Bishop’s Advisory Council at the diocesan level to implement and monitor the requirements of the NCSS.

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