The Director of the Office for Clergy Life and Ministry is appointed by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC). He is accountable to the Conference through the Bishops Commission for Church Ministry.

The Director (National)

Fr Greg Bourke is a Diocesan Priest and was ordained in Melbourne in 1981.

He has had appointments as a parish priest and various chaplaincies including to the Deaf Community and Emergency Services.

Fr Greg has a Master of Ministry and has worked in seminary formation as Vice Rector and in the fields of pastoral and spiritual formation.

He also was Director of Ministry to Priests in the Melbourne Archdiocese before becoming National Director of Clergy Life and Ministry.