Professional Standards

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The National Committee for Professional Standards is a committee established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia to oversee the development of policy, principles and procedures in responding to Church-related abuse complaints.

Additionally, there are State Directors of Professional Standards and Resource Groups to advise and assist in matters concerning Church-related abuse and to appoint suitable people as contact persons, support persons, assessors and facilitators.

The phone numbers for the State Professional Standards offices are:

  • Tasmania - 1800 356 613
  • New South Wales - 1300 369 977
  • Northern Territory - 0418 736 890
  • Victoria - 1800 816 030
  • Queensland - 1800 337 928
  • Western Australia - 1800 072 390
  • South Australia - 1800 139 020