The Parochial Government Act was amended at our 2018 Synod. (Parochial Government Act Amendment Act 2018)

Parish Secretaries & Synod Rep’s have been sent amended versions for their Acts of Synod folder.  If you are a member of Synod or Parish Secretary and have not received this amended version please contact the Bishop’s Registry to have a copy sent out to you, otherwise you will find various updated versions set out below:


Professional Standards 

1800 377 842 [1800 DPS VIC].

A Director of Professional Standards has been appointed to respond to all complaints of abuse by clergy and Church workers.

Episcopal Standards 

1800 997 747.

Episcopal Standards complaints may be made against the Bishop of a Diocese. This is different to a Professional Standards complaint.