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Safeguarding Office


The Archdiocese of Perth is the first of Australia's Catholic dioceses to begin to establish Safeguarding Officers across its network of parishes. The Safeguarding Office is responsible for ensuring the safety of children, young people and the vulnerable within the confines of the Catholic Church across the Archdiocese of Perth, educating the Catholic community on child protection and protective behaviours, and establishing Safeguarding Officers within Perth's metropolitan and rural parishes.

2017 Child Protection Week Breakfast 

The 2017 Archdiocese of Perth Child Protection Breakfast will be held on Tuesday 5 September at the Duxton Hotel, from 7.30am.

Tickets are $49.00 per person.

For more information, contact the Archdiocese of Perth Safeguarding Office on 08 9221 7763 or email

Child Protection Week Breakfast Invitation

Poster Design Competition

Recommended Children’s Books for teaching children about sex and pornography

Protective Behaviours Workshop – Child Protection Week  4-10 September 2107 

The Safeguarding Program is presenting free workshops in various parishes throughout the Archdiocese. Please check the flyer below for a location near you.  Register by 25th August to the Safeguarding Office.

Flyer for parish workshops

Registration Form for parish workshops

Director Safeguarding Program: Andrea Musulin

29 Victoria Square, Perth WA 6000
Telephone: +61 (0)8 9221 7762
Fax: +61 (0)8 9325 7459

  • Part 1: Perth leads the way on facing abuse

     In a two-part series, leader and pioneer in child protection, Andrea Musulin, talks of dramatic changes taking place in the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth to face abuse head on and to minimise future opportunities of its reoccurence.

  • Part 2: Perth leads way on facing abuse

    Comparing her present role to her previous work, Musulin said that the Catholic Church is a very different place to working with the Police.

  • Safeguarding Downloadable Forms

    Please click on the links below to download the relevant Safeguarding forms (all files are PDFs)