Safe Ministry Training

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 encouraged to complete Mandatory Reporting Training.


Mandatory Reporting Training

You can access a training course on mandatory reporting here.


Safe Ministry Training

Our preferred training is through the  SMR eTraining

To access the SMR eTraining through Open Learning visit:
www.openlearning.com/courses/safe-ministry-online-induction
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 EmaileTraining@safercommunities.net.au
  • At the Bottom of Each Module – There is a place for comments where you can ask for assistance and this will email direct to the SMR Helpline Email

Anglican Church Newcastle Workshops

The dates for workshops in 2020 will be published when available.

Register for an Anglican Church Newcastle workshop online.


Further Information

For further information please contact us:

PO Box 817 Newcastle NSW 2300 (02) 4926 3733 Fax (02) 4926 1968 safeministry@newcastleanglican.org.au  

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