The safeguarding Projects is child-focused and informed by the fundamental belief that:

  • children have the right to physical and psychological safety at all times, and
  • the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth is playing its part in protecting all children and vulnerable individuals.

The Safeguarding Project aims to:

  • Raise awareness of our collective responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable individuals.The Safeguarding Project Aim
  • The project will be informed by the 12 National Safeguards – Child Wise 12 Standards for a Child Safe Organisation

Why all children are vulnerable?

  • Children are powerless, trusting and depend on adults
  • Children are taught to obey adults
  • Young children can’t assess adults’ motives
  • Sexual abuse by adults is confusing

Safeguarding Officers at St. Mary’s Parish, Leedervile:

For more information, please click on the links below:

  • Mr John Pintabona (Parish Pastoral Council –Chairperson.)
  • Ms Adriana Coniglio (AP. Aranmore Catholic Primary School)