The Code of Ethics and Ministry Practice for Ministers of the Word, Deacons, Deaconesses, Youth Workers, Community Ministers and Lay Pastors in the Uniting Church in Australia was updated in June 2009, and came into effect on 1 January 2010. It was approved by the 12th National Uniting Church Assembly. Please download the document in the right-hand column.
For enquiries or concerns regarding abuse or unethical behaviour, or actual or potential breaches of the Code of Ethics, please contact:
Rev Sue ClarksonEthical Standards OfficerTelephone: (03) 9251 5912 or 0437 072 231Email: email@example.com
For support and counselling if you have experienced abuse within the church, please contact:
Bethel Pastoral Centre 59 Doncaster Road Balwyn North VIC 3104 Telephone: (03) 9859 8700 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.bethelcentre.com.au