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Archive for August 2017

Poker Machines – Letter to Parliament

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One of the resolutions from this year’s Synod was for me to make known the damaging impact that poker machines have on communities, asking all parishes and individuals in our diocese to join with me in campaigning on this issue. Poker machines are designed to addict and always favour the “house”. They cost too many…

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Anglican Bishop seeks to protect vulnerable Tasmanians

Working with Vulnerable People

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, Dr Richard Condie, says, “The mere existence of laws to allow for assisted dying (euthanasia), puts vulnerable Tasmanians at risk”. “The unintended consequence of voluntary assisted dying laws, will inescapably lead to subtle pressures on the elderly, disabled, and the mentally ill in our community, to end their lives prematurely.…

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