Professional Standards

The Archdiocese of Perth has adopted the principles and procedures set out in TOWARDS HEALING, the Catholic Church’s national protocol for addressing complaints of sexual, emotional and physical abuse made against clergy, religious and other paid and voluntary personnel of the Church in Western Australia.


WA Professional Standards Office

Provides advice and liaison with Church bodies in matters concerning professional standards in general and in relation to specific cases of alleged misconduct. Oversees the procedures dealing with allegations of misconduct against Clergy, Religious and Church personnel.

Director: Mr Peter Stoyles
Deputy Director: Kathy Gething
Office Manager: Mary Mantle

40A Mary Street, Highgate WA 6003
Telephone: +61 08 9422 7904
Fax: +61 08 9328 1933
Formal complaints: 1800 072 390