This topic guide is to assist Parish Leaders to understand the minimum requirements for consideration of safety and care when establishing or reviewing children’s ministry. The guide will assist you to identify the key steps and documentation to complete and maintain. All Parish leaders are encouraged to consider their unique environment and program activities; undertake risk assessments and develop plans to minimise harm.
In accordance with the Parish Administration Act (2010), this annual church property report is to be completed and signed off on by the Churchwardens; forwarded to the Registrar by 31 October each year; and presented at the Annual Parish Meeting.
A template to assist with ensuring that you have completed compliance and risk management and the program is ready for the year/semester/event. When the form and attachments are completed please submit to your Rector for Parish Council approval.