Diocesan Development Fund

The Rockhampton Diocesan Development Fund exists to further the pastoral mission of the Church in the Diocese by harnessing the financial resources of the Catholic Community to provide cost effective financial arrangements for capital works and other essential pastoral programs.




DDF Disclosure Statement

The Diocesan Development Fund Rockhampton (the Fund) is not prudentially supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority nor has it been examined or approved by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.  Therefore, an investor in the Fund will not receive the benefit of the financial claims scheme or the depositor protection provisions in the Banking Act 1959 (Cth).  Investments in the Fund are intended to be a means for investors to support the charitable, religious and educational works of the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton and for whom the consideration of profit are not of primary relevance in the investment decision.  Furthermore, investors should be aware that neither the Fund nor the Roman Catholic Trust Corporation for the Diocese of Rockhampton is subject to the normal requirements to have a disclosure statement of Product Disclocure Statement or be registered under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).  CDPF Limited, a company established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, has indemnified the Fund against any liability arising out of a claim by investors in the Fund.

DDF Identification Statement

Please click here to view the DDF's Identification Statement.

DDF Committee

The Diocesan Development Fund Committee is a sub-committee of the Diocesan Finance Council.  It is responsible for its own internal operations, reports to the Diocesan Finance Council and is accountable to the Bishop.  The Development Fund Manager has the role of Executive Officer to the Committee.

The other principal functions of the Committee are:

  • To provide professional assistance to the Fund Manager in the operation of the Fund.
  • To undertake regular reviews of the operational policies of the Fund.
  • To act as the Approving Authority for Loan Applications within delegated approval limits and forward such recommendations to the Finance Council for ratification.
  • To advise the Bishop on the suitability and qualifications of new committee members to hold office.


The following forms can be downloaded and printed:

DDF Online (for church organisations only)
Loan Forms (for church organisations only)
Transaction Forms
Corporate Credit Card


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