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Redress Proposal – Submissions, FAQ’s, process

This page brings together information on the Anglican Church in Tasmania’s Redress Proposal. Guidance for Community Groups Parish Submission Guidelines FACT SHEET – Redress Fund Frequently Asked Questions This FAQ document provides some general background information and aims to address questions and concerns that are currently being expressed within the community. This information has been…

Pastoral Letter on Redress – 23 August 2018

My dear brothers and sisters, The last couple of months have been very challenging for the Diocese of Tasmania, as we have grappled with our response to redress. I know that many Parishes have been thinking and praying hard about how to respond to the Synod’s plan to levy our investments and the proceeds of…

Anglicare’s Winter Appeal is now happening

Click here to find out more about Anglicare’s Winter Appeal for 2018.  Your gift will allow Anglicare to reach out with much-needed support.      

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…

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…

Anglican Church welcomes State Government’s decision to join National Redress Scheme

“The Anglican Church in Tasmania is delighted that the Tasmanian Government has announced its intention to join the National Redress Scheme,” said The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, Anglican Bishop of Tasmania. “Redress provides a measure of restorative justice to survivors, as well as recognition and support. Today is truly a great day for survivors…

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…

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…

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…