The Objects and Purposes of the Council

  • To promote a spirit of fraternity among members and other clerics of the Catholic Church in Australia.
  • To devise ways and means for members and others to better serve the people to whom they are called to minister.
  • To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and to promote the spirit of ecumenism and to establish ecumenical links.
  • To effect a liaison with other national bodies of religious men and women and with national bodies of laity.
  • To maintain contact with similar associations.
  • To be a consultative body to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.