Read Bishop’s Statement of Commitment to Child Protection
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)
Prayer For Stronger Communities and Safer Children
Reportable Conduct Scheme for employees and volunteers of the diocese.
National Principles for Child Safe Organisations
If you or someone close to you has suffered any abuse by a representative of the Catholic Church (school, parish or other group) in the Diocese of Wagga Wagga we invite you to contact us. Our professional staff will listen to your experience, respect your confidentiality and discuss all available options.
For any complaints that may relate to criminal conduct we encourage you to contact
NSW Police (Crime Stoppers) on 1800 333 000
News and Updates
Royal Commission's final report released On 15 December 2017 the Royal Commission presented a final report to the Governor-General, detailing the culmination of a five year inquiry into institutional responses to child sexual abuse and related matters.
Click here to download our Child Safe Communities Booklet
Becoming a Child Safe Organisation The Office of the Children’s Guardian encourages organisations to use a range of responses to manage the potential risks in their individual environments.
Latest research: Enabling children and young people to raise safety concerns.