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As a ministry of the Roman Catholic Church, the administration of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference agencies occurs within both civil law and canon law jurisdictions. Accordingly, our governance processes must incorporate aspects of the Code of Canon Law. There are important concepts within Canon Law that underpin the delegated authority identified in this document.

The purpose of this procedure is to implement this philosophy by providing guidelines to make valid decisions in respect to both Civil and Canon Law.  

pdf HR PRO 035 Delegation of Authority (156 KB)

The purpose of this procedure is to identify and determine the nature, accountabilities and the skill set required to fulfil roles at ACBC Agencies.

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Director, National Centre for Evangelisation

Organisation: National Centre for Evangelisation
Location: Any Australian Capital City
Term: Full time (37.5hrs/week), ongoing
Remuneration Scale: ACBC Grade Six (6)
Application Closing Date: 24 June 2016, 5pm


The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is looking for a dynamic and dedicated person to fill the role of Director for the newly-created National Centre for Evangelisation (NCE), which incorporates the operations of the National Office for Evangelisation and Catholic Enquiry Centre. 

As Director you will be responsible for:

  • Developing a strategic plan for the National Centre for Evangelisation
  • Determining the staffing requirements for the NCE
  • Working in collaboration with other stakeholders to promote the Catholic faith in Australian society
  • Working to develop a high profile for the NCE
  • Managing the finances of the NCE

A Position Description is available from  PD Director, National Office for Evangelisation

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Theology, Pastoral Studies or Religious Education, or related discipline
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the structures and various ministries of the Church in Australia
  • A minimum of five years of experience in research, project management and events management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team within a defined expenditure budget
  • An understanding of current marketing and promotional trends and demonstrated skills in fundraising

To be considered for this role, applications should address the Knowledge, Skills and Experience as listed in the position description.

Enquiries Mrs Jan O’Donoghue on 0466 412 807 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications including three referees to be submitted via email to Jan O’Donoghue This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and may be required to provide a Working with Children Check or a suitable Police Check as part of the recruitment process.