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Safe Church • Safe Ministry


As a ministry unit within the Anglican Diocese of Grafton, Christ Church Cathedral is committed to be a safe place for all people, irrespective of age, gender, or any other personal circumstances.

Complaints relating to Sexual Abuse


Click here for the diocesan protocol for dealing with complaints of sexual abuse.


The protocol applies to any abuse allegations against clergy, lay workers, volunteers and officeholders working, volunteering or performing duties within any parish, church organization, church school or other church-linked organization within the Diocese of Grafton.

The designated persons for implementing our Cathedral Parish Safe Church program are:


Compliance Officer: The Dean • 

Complaints Officers: Moe Jones & Neville Pollock •

Education Officer: Grant Sparks • 

If you wish to report any information relating to abuse in any of the Ministry Units in the Anglican Diocese of Grafton you are encouraged to contact the Professional Standard Director on the dedicated hotline: 1800 774 945

Church Grievance Policy

The Diocese of Grafton has a suite of policies and procedures in place to ensure the safety of all participants in church activities and to deal with any grievances or other complaints. These documents are reviewed on a regular basis. The current version is always available from the Diocesan website: Diocesan Policies and Procedures.


Contact Persons for the Cathedral and the Parish of Grafton:

Moe Jones & Neville Pollock •


Hark! A herald voice is calling


A sermon preached at Christ Church Cathedral on the Sunday after the final report of the Royal Commission on Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was presented to the Governor-General.



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