The Diocese of Broken Bay strives to promote a culture of safety and care for all people and especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults in its care and is committed to maintaining a pastoral community that models the essential qualities of ethical and moral behaviours. The principles upon which these behaviours are founded include; Integrity, Commitment, Presence, Servant Leadership, Truth, Compassion, Wisdom and Dignity.

The Diocese invites its entire people to embrace and contribute to a culture of safeguarding children and vulnerable people. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.


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Safeguarding News

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New Church protocol published for responding to sexual abuse

A new protocol to be introduced next week provides a framework for Catholic entities across Australia to respond consist ...


Rights of the Child Framework Launched

Bishop Anthony Randazzo today launched a Rights of the Child Framework as an initiative of Safeguarding Awareness Month. ...

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Broken Bay begins Safeguarding Month with the Liturgy of Lament

Each year the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay highlights the importance of Safeguarding during the month of September.