Archive for April 2018

The Importance of Redress for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has done a great service to our country. With compassion and courage, it has exposed the dark secrets of sexual abuse in institutions. My institution, the Anglican Church in Tasmania, is one of the ones on which the Royal Commission shone its light and we…

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Anglican Church in Tasmania sacrifices to fund Redress

Redress

The Anglican Church in Tasmania will have to make significant sacrifices to fund redress for survivors of child sexual abuse. The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, today said, “The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania is committed to redress for survivors of sexual abuse and hopes to join the National Redress Scheme”.…

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Anglican Church recognises the importance of Redress

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, today reaffirms his church’s commitment to a National Redress Scheme and acknowledges how important it is for survivors of child sexual abuse. In 2015 the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse recommended a National Redress Scheme (NRS) for all institutions. Their…

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Pathways to the future

“When I began in April 2017, my daughter was the first child to be in church for more than ten years,” said Revd Chris Bowditch, Rector of Lindisfarne Anglican Church.  “They were all so happy to have a baby in church again.” Prior to Chris’ commencement, the Parish Council acknowledged that with an average age…

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Social Media and the Church – May 12th

Social Media

The Anglican Diocese is providing a rare opportunity for you to hear from a social media expert who also has a heart for Jesus! Don’t miss this high value training session aimed to assist you in safely using social media to further our Vision to be a church for Tasmania, making disciples of Jesus. Social…

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