Archive for August 2017

Poker Machines – Letter to Parliament

poker machine

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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Ministry Opportunity – Flinders Island, Tasmania

Ministry Opportunity Flinders Island

A change of pace Tranquillity, breath-taking natural beauty, some of the best locally grown seafood in the world, and the opportunity to encourage the local church – all awaits you on Flinders Island. Seeking a change of pace? Then do consider this wonderful ministry opportunity for a holiday or sabbatical on Flinders Island, in exchange…

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Ministry Vacancies – Diocese of Tasmania

St Davids Cathedral

The Diocese of Tasmania has a number of ministry positions currently available. It is an exciting time to join the Diocese as we are about to launch a new vision for our future direction. Every clergyperson in Tasmania is assigned a learning cohort, and is expected to have a ministry coach, and a personal and…

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