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16 February 2023 by


The recent regular meeting of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania was expanded to include lay people so that the meeting would also fulfill the requirements of a gathering of the “continental” Church. Across the world continental gatherings are taking place for Bishops and others to discern the needs
13 February 2023 by


National Catholic Safeguarding Standards 2nd Edition The Council heard from various MPJP who have either adopted the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards 2nd Edition (NCSS) or are working with their ministries on this issue. MPJPs may be assisted in this process by the Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd’s (ACSL) recently released NCSS
10 February 2023 by


At their February 2023 meeting, the AMPJP Council approved the AMPJP’s Safeguarding Policy: AMPJP commitment to safety and wellbeing of children and adults at risk The AMPJP is committed to a Church and society that recognises and advances the dignity of all people. We will especially promote and protect the rights
7 February 2023 by


Meeting Summary of the Committee of Religious Institute and Ministerial PJP School Authorities Australia (CORMSAA), Wednesday 01st February 2023 via ZOOM videoconference   Discussion: Changes in CORMSAA membership Philomena Billington will conclude her term as CORMSAA Chair effective 7 June 2023. CORMSAA’s recommendation to AMPJP is that the next Chair should be
31 January 2023 by


After a two week break over Christmas-New Year, the AMPJP’s work took off with gusto. CORMSAA has a meeting scheduled for 01 Feb 2023 and the AMPJP Council has a meeting on 08 Feb 2023. With meeting papers due the week prior, there was much to do and not much
27 January 2023 by


Job Description The Organisation Dominican Education Australia (DEA) is a Ministerial PJP which has oversight of the six education ministries located in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney which were previously the responsibility of three Dominican Congregations. The Board of Trustees of DEA, in collaboration with each of the incorporated Ministry Boards,
22 December 2022 by


As always, December seems to be a sprint to the finish. The AMPJP Council meet in mid-December which gave me a long “to-do list” for the last couple of weeks. Their decisions mean that I start the new year with key aspects of the March 2023 extended Council meeting sorted
20 December 2022 by


The AMPJP office will be closed from 5.00pm on Friday 23 Dec 2022 and reopen at 9.00am on Monday 09 January 2023. Photo by Lawrie Hallinan
19 December 2022 by


The AMPJP Council, upon recommendation from the AMPJP Formation Committee, has appointed Kerry Brettell as a formator member of the AMPJP Formation Committee. Kerry has extensive experience as an organisational consultant, leadership coach and facilitator. She is a Director of Ascotvale Consulting and previously, was a founding Co-Director of Integroe
15 December 2022 by


Major discussion and decisions from the AMPJP Council meeting 13 Dec 2022   National Catholic Safeguarding Standards 2nd Edition The Council acknowledged the Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd (ACSL) adoption of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards 2nd Edition (NCSS) as a Professional and Safeguarding Standard of the Catholic Church in Australia.
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