It takes a whole community !
Archdiocesan Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy can be found at https://brisbanecatholic.org.au/support/safeguard/
Each Parish in the Archdiocese of Brisbane has been asked to appoint a Local Safeguarding Representative who is responsible for:
1- Making sure that the whole parish is aware of the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
2- Promoting safe practices including articulating for others what is appropriate and inappropriate behaviour; and
3- Assisting the Parish Administrator in the implementation of the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy in the Parish
SAFEGUARDING OFFICERS AT ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC PARISH, BEENLEIGH
The following parishioners are St. Patrick's Safeguarding Representatives. They are very happy to hear your suggestions about how we can keep our parish safe and will listen to any concerns about safeguarding that you may have. You can contact them at any time if there is any safeguarding matter that concerns you or you just want some clarification.
All matters will be dealt with in a sensitive and confidential manner.
Name: Loa Sua
Coming from St Patricks parish Auckland NZ I joined this parish in 2012. Happily serving Beenleigh St Patricks by being a member of the Parish Council, Liturgy Committee, Safeguarding Team, Children’s Liturgy, Multicultural Committee, a Reader and a choir member.
Name: Vin Rusell
Vin is retired Catholic Primary School Principal, where he spent 12 years working in remote and isolated aboriginal communities in Western Australia. He has been a Parish Councillor since 2014 and also a member of the Sacramental Team, Eucharistic Minister and a reader.