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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…

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…

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

Tuesday May 22, 2018 “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…

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…

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…

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…

Anglican Church’s proposal for funding Redress

Monday May 7, 2018 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…

Anglican Church in Tasmania sacrifices to fund Redress

Sunday April 22, 2018 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…

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.…