Beaumont trained for the priesthood with the Australian College of Theology and was ordained in 1969. His first post was at St Andrew's Brighton, Victoria. He then served at West Geelong, Mooroolbark and Hawksburn. He was an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Perth, responsible for the Goldfields Country Region from 1998 until 2003. Afterwards he was vicar of St John's Camberwell, Victoria.
- St James the Great website, St Kilda East, Australia
- ABC Compass
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1980-82, p. 74 London: Oxford University Press, 1983 ISBN 0-19-200010-1