The Archdiocese strongly encourages anyone who suspects criminal conduct by Archdiocesan personnel to report the matter directly to the Queensland Police Service.
Queensland Police Service
STOPline is an independent commercial service that receives confidential information and reports about suspected abuse, serious misconduct and policy breaches by Archdiocesan personnel, including clergy, religious, employees and volunteers. The service also applies to Brisbane Catholic Education and Centacare Brisbane.
STOPline is available to all Archdiocesan personnel, volunteers and the general community.
Information can be provided to STOPline anonymously.
Office for Safeguarding Services
One of the functions of the Office for Safeguarding Services is to assist in managing safeguarding incidents and abuse disclosures, concerns or reports.
Queensland Professional Standards Office (Catholic Church)
The Queensland Professional Standards Office is an independent service funded by the Church which manages complaints of abuse against Church personnel via the Church’s Towards Healing protocol.