Research and Reports

Research commissioned by the Standing Committee of General Synod assessed cases of reported child sexual abuse in the Anglican Church of Australia in the period 1990-2008.

The research assisted the Commission to verify the efficacy of the Church’s child protection protocols when assessed against the nature and circumstance of reported child sexual abuse.

Recommendations for change to specific child protection protocols and practical adjustments to processes were made as a result of the findings of the Study.

Study of Reported Child Sexual Abuse in the Anglican Church May 2009 Full Report

Reports to General Synod