The Australian Jesuit Province has policies in place regarding how both religious and lay people engage in their ministry.
Children, young people and vulnerable adults have a fundamental right to be respected, nurtured and safeguarded by all.
The Province’s commitment to creating and maintaining an environment that is safe, supportive, caring and nurturing for all children and young people is outlined in this document:
This Code of Conduct sets out the Province’s expectations on professional and personal conduct, with the aim of promoting integrity and ethical behaviour, and to guide an individual’s dealings with all others.
The principles, protocols and standards of practice governing the work of Jesuits and lay partners are outlined in the document:
The Province has adopted a set of Guiding Principles, which aim to promote justice and consistency in the way in which it handles claims and conducts litigation in relation to child sexual abuse. Those Guiding Principles are set out in the following document: