Archive for May 2018

Synod Papers 2018

Synod will run from 7 pm on Friday 1 June until around 5 pm on Saturday 2 June. The Redress Fund Ordinance is scheduled to come before the Synod on Saturday morning at about 8:45 am, and will probably take up most of the day. The venue is the Tailrace Centre, 1 Tailrace Dr, Riverside…

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Selling churches brings no joy but is the right thing to do

Two days before I began as Bishop of Tasmania I invited a survivor of sexual abuse to meet me to tell his story. In an organisation where sexual abuse of children had regrettably been a part of the history, I needed to hear an insider’s perspective. Since then I have met with other survivors, done…

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Frequently asked questions – Redress proposal

This FAQ document provides some general background information and aims to address questions and concerns that are currently being expressed within the community. Frequently asked questions – Redress Proposal This information has been prepared in good faith with due care, however is not intended to be legal advice and it does not purport to contain…

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Collective responsibility for righting past wrongs

The Anglican Church in Tasmania is proposing to sell over 120 properties to fund its projected obligations to provide redress for survivors of child sexual abuse.  This sacrifice expresses the church’s desire to provide restorative justice, recognition and support to survivors for the wrongs they have experienced by past leaders of the church. So, who…

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Full List of properties proposed for sale, Process outline and Pastoral Letters from the Bishop on the Anglican Church’s proposal for funding Redress

Pastoral letters The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, has written the following three Pastoral Letters concerning the Church’s proposal to sell church properties in order to fund Redress to survivors of child sexual abuse.   Pastoral Letter on Redress 19 April 2018 Pastoral Letter on Redress 29 April 2018 Pastoral Letter…

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Anglican Church’s proposal for funding Redress

The Anglican Church in Tasmania is fully committed to providing restorative justice, recognition and support to survivors of sexual abuse through redress. The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, today said, “We care deeply for survivors of sexual abuse and our primary concern is to ensure we can meet our redress obligations”.…

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Anglican Future Conference 2018

Grace & Truth

September 6—8 2018 Planetshakers Church 400 City Road, South Melbourne A conference to encourage us in a Biblical and Christ centred faith, to consider the future of the Anglican Church in Australia, to encourage us to persevere in the face of opposition and to help us understand better the culture of 21st century Australia. Main…

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