The Diocesan Corporation
The business services of the Diocese are provided under the leadership of Mr Justin Lachal, the General Manager of the Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Corporation Ltd (the MADC).
The Diocesan Corporation was incorporated in 2015 pursuant to the Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Corporation Act 2015, with the following functions
- To serve as the employer of employees in the Diocese.
- To serve as the legal appointor and, for WorkCover purposes, the deemed employer of clergy.
- To exercise other functions conferred by various Acts of Synod, including the retainer of the professional standards company, Kooyoora Ltd.
- To be the responsible legal entity for claims against the diocese arising from misconduct of its Church workers, including claims for redress or damages.
It has further special responsibilities in the following areas–
• Leave management and leave payment
• Workers’ compensation and other accident insurance
• Occupational health and safety
• Return to work
• Taxation, superannuation
Business Services staff
Mr Justin Lachal
General Manager (MADC)
Tel: (03) 9653 4220
Ms Michelle Harris
Chief Communications Officer
Ms Grace Lococo
Head of People and Culture
Mr Matthew Wilson
Chief Operating Officer
Mr Peter Munns
Chief Financial Officer