This page provides the tools needed for individual members to administer their Safe Church Program participation.

Member Record and Status

Safety Management Online (SMO) is the diocese Safe Church Program database.  You can log into it to view or update your account using the button below. This database tracks:

  • Your personal information including your name, date of birth, address and contact details.
  • The status of your Working with Children Card (if required), Clearance for Ministry, police checks, authorities to minister
  • Safe Church Training attendance
  • Other relevant information and documents pertaining to your involvement in the Safe Church Program

Working with Children Card Management

It is the responsibility of all members, who need to hold a Working with Children Card, to maintain its currency and notify the Diocesan Safe Church Officer of any changes.

You can manage your Working with Children Card through the Department of Justice Working with Children Card website.

Teachers and Working with Children

Teachers registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) must inform Working With Children Check Victoria (WWCCV) of any other child-related work you do.
If you are required to hold a Working with Children Card under the Safe Church Program and you are registered as a teacher with VIT, please use this form to notify Working with Children Card Victoria.

Record Corrections

If you believe your Safe Church Program record is in error, or have a problem with you Clearance for Ministry, please contact the Diocesan Safe Church Officer.

Renew Your Clearance for Ministry

You can renew you Clearance for Ministry  by clicking on the button below.

  • Clearance for Ministry applications
  • Police Check applications