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Principles and Practice for Church Governance

Saturday, 2 March, 10:00 amSunday, 3 March, 5:00 pm

Yarra Theological Union is hosting a weekend conference to explore principles and practice for Church Governance.

This Conference will include:

  • The nature of good governance
  • Increase your understanding of the governance principles that underpin your professional responsibilities
  • The relationship between civil and canon law, between church and state
  • Role of law in Catholic organisations
  • Canonical, moral and cultural responsibilities of those in leadership within the Catholic Church
  • Public Juridic Persons
  • Working with the diocesan bishop
  • Accountability and transparency
Conference Program Book online now


Saturday 2 March – Sunday 3 March 2019
Daily: 10am – 5pm


Yarra Theological Union Study Centre, 34 Bedford Street, Box Hill, Vic 3128



Keynote Speakers

  • Robert Fitzgerald AM
    Commissioner on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse
  • Susan Pascoe AM
    Founding Commissioner on the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission
  • Reverend Dr David Ranson
    Administrator, Diocese of Broken Bay
  • Sheree Limbrick
    CEO, Catholic Professional Standards Ltd

Recommended for those responsible for governance in Church Institutions:

  • Trustees and Boards, Directors
  • CEOs & Managers
  • School Leadership Teams
  • Parish Priests
  • Parish Pastoral Councils
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Religious Congregations
Book online now


Saturday, 2 March, 10:00 am
Sunday, 3 March, 5:00 pm
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Yarra Theological Union Study Centre
34 Bedford Street
Box Hill, VIC 3128 Australia
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