Reporting, remedy and redress

How to bring a complaint of abuse against any past or present Jesuit, staff member or volunteer at a Jesuit school or other ministry.

If anyone wishes to bring a complaint of abuse against any past or present Jesuit, staff member or volunteer at a Jesuit school or other ministry, they may do so in any of the following ways.

1. To report a non-urgent crime call 131 444, or in Victoria contact your local police station. For emergency assistance call 000.

Otherwise:

2. Contact the office of the Professional Standards Resource Group (established jointly by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and the Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes) at the appropriate number as listed below.

3. Contact the Director of Professional Standards, Mr Simon Davies, on 03 9810 7300 or email professionalstandards@sjasl.org.au.

4. Contact the Head of the relevant school or relevant ministry

Please note that when children are involved, many states have mandatory reporting provisions to the police or relevant state authority.

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS RESOURCE GROUPS
New South Wales/ACT – 1300 369 977
Northern Territory – 0418 736 890
Queensland – 1800 337 928
South Australia – 1800 139 020
Tasmania – 1800 356 613
Victoria – 1800 816 030
Western Australia – 1800 072 390

Contact us

For any queries relating to Professional Standards, contact:

Director of Professional Standards – Mr Simon Davies
Telephone: +61 (03) 9810 7300
Email professionalstandards@sjasl.org.au.