28 February

Benedictine Community of New Norcia

Friday, 28 February 2020

The audit of the Benedictine Community of New Norcia (BCNN) found that BCNN has demonstrated compliance with 99 per cent of the indicators relevant to their operations under the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards (NCSS).

 

The audit by CPSL has produced two recommendations for BCNN to strengthen their safeguarding practices. There are no Priority 1 (high rated) recommendations for the BCNN.

 

13 January

Tarrawarra Abbey

Monday, 13 January 2020

The audit of Tarrawarra Abbey found that the Abbey has achieved 100 per cent compliance with the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards (NCSS) and has implemented or is substantially progressed in the implementation of all 80 NCSS Indicators which are relevant to their operations.

 

Two recommendations have been provided to Tarrawarra Abbey to strengthen their safeguarding practices.  These recommendations relate to the implementation of an internet monitoring program for personnel, and improving the supervision of third-party contractors on-site at the Abbey.  There are no Priority 1 (high rated) audit recommendations for Tarrawarra Abbey. 

17 December

Archdiocese of Brisbane

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The CPSL audit of the Archdiocese of Brisbane found that the Archdiocese had either implemented or was substantially progressed in the implementation of 87 (84 percent) out of the 104 indicators relevant to them under the NCSS. 

 

A total of 18 recommendations have been accepted by the Archdiocese of Brisbane to strengthen their safeguarding practices.  Audit recommendations are classified according to priority and urgency for remediation.  There are no Priority 1 (high rated) recommendations for the Archdiocese.

17 December

Diocese of Darwin

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The audit of the Diocese of Darwin found that the Diocese had implemented (or was substantially progressed in the implementation) of 92 (89 percent) of the 103 indicators relevant to their operations under the NCSS.

 

Thirteen recommendations to improve safeguarding policies and practices have been accepted by the Diocese of Darwin. There are no Priority 1 (high rated) recommendations for the Diocese.

16 September

Diocese of Ballarat

Monday, 16 September 2019

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat has implemented 73 percent of the indicators relevant to their operations under the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards (NCSS), as stated in the audit report of the Diocese published by Catholic Professional Standards (CPSL).

 

Sixteen recommendations have been given to the Diocese of Ballarat to strengthen its safeguarding practices as a result of the audit.

01 August

Presentations Sisters of Wagga Wagga (PSWW)

Thursday, 01 August 2019

The Presentation Sisters of Wagga Wagga (PSWW) is the first church entity to be audited under the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. 

 

CPSL has made 12 recommendations to PSWW to strengthen its safeguarding practices as a result of the audit fieldwork which was conducted in April 2019. Recommendations are classified according to priority and urgency for remediation – there are no priority one (critical/urgent) recommendations arising from the audit of PSWW.

 

The final compliance assessment (completed at the end of June 2019) concluded that PSWW had fully implemented or was well progressed in the implementation of 61 (98%) of 62 indicators relevant to their ministries and operations.

 

Read the full audit report here.

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