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Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst receives 2021 child safeguarding report | Bendigo Advertiser



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A RECENT audit has shown the Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst to be fully compliant with nearly all of its standards to protect children from abuse, harm and neglect. Results showed the diocese was 96 per cent compliant with its safeguarding requirements, meeting 99 out of 103 requirements. It was in the initial stages of meeting the four remaining. Recommendations from the Australian Catholic Safeguarding authority included the diocese improving documentation from interviews with potential volunteers. It also told the diocese make sure parishes publish details of child safety officers more broadly. Other news: Parishes were also reminded to make sure personnel linked Working With Children Checks obtained through…

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