The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle is building safe churches to ensure church is safe for all to attend.

All people working with children or youth in ministry, including all clergy, are required to complete Safe Ministry Training. If you are unfamiliar with the processes of mandatory reporting you are also encouraged to complete Mandatory Reporting Training.

Safe Ministry Training

Our preferred Safe Ministry Training provider is  SMR eTraining.

Online Training:

The SMR Anglican Safe Ministry Induction eTraining course is available on the OpenLearning training platform and can be accessed here.

The cost is $30 per person.
(Please download the SMR Safe Ministry etraining User Guide if you need assistance.)
Assistance – If you are having any difficulties with the course once you are on-line you can contact SMR via:

  • SMR Helpline Phone – 1800 070 511
  • SMR Helpline
  • At the Bottom of Each Module – place a comment at the bottom of each module to ask for assistance and the SMR team will email you back directly.

Training Workshops:

There are currently no dates available for face to face Safe Ministry Training workshops. Please complete your training online using the above link.

Mandatory Reporting Training

You can access a training course on mandatory reporting here.

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Policy reviewed – 5 July 2020

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