News and Updates
The Catholic Diocese of Wagga Wagga is committed to the protection of children and young people and continues to co-operate fully with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
The Diocese acknowledges and accepts its responsibility for responding to the challenge of Pope Francis, 'to encourage and advance the commitment of the Church at every level … to take whatever steps are necessary to ensure the protection of minors and vulnerable adults, and to respond to their needs with fairness and mercy.' (2015)
For any complaints that may relate to criminal conduct we encourage you to contact
NSW Police (Crime Stoppers) on 1800 333 000.
2016 Prayer For Stronger Communities and Safer Children
The Royal Commission’s release of data on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.
Media statement: Truth Justice & Healing Council
On February 6, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will commence Case Study 50, otherwise known as the "Catholic wrap up."
A WARM 2017 WELCOME to over 90 new diocesan school employees. Child safe practices are a core commitment of the diocese and a key feature of the system orientation day of 24 Feb.
Zero Tolerance. On the Feast of the Holy Innocents, the Pope wrote to all the bishops of the Church calling on them to adopt a “zero tolerance” approach to child abuse and to “renew our complete commitment to ensuring that these atrocities will no longer take place in our midst”.
External Review of Safeguarding and Child Protection practices in the Diocese of Wagga Wagga. Read more here
Catholic Church In Australia Launches Catholic Professional Standards a new company to protect children and vulnerable adults
NEW MANDATORY REPORTER GUIDE
Go to Child Story Reporter
Working with Children Checks (WWCC)The WWCC is a requirement for the accreditation of teachers with NSW Teaching and Education Standards. (NESA)