The founding members of the Taskforce have agreed to the following Terms of Reference:
- to bring the churches together as and when it is appropriate and where it makes sense, to offer a strong moral voice in this sector;
- to assist with communication and information sharing across denominational lines;
- to assist with the operationalisation of previous and forthcoming church-based resolutions; and
- to facilitate the communication of the protection and other work that Australian Church agencies do internationally, back into Australian churches.