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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…

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…

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 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…

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 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…

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…

Social Media and the Church – May 12th

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…

Heart for community is awarded

On January 26th, Revd Kevin Bayley was named the West Coast Citizen of the Year! Moments into a conversation with Kevin and you can see why he was presented with this award. He is one of those special people. Since 2007, Kevin has been the Minister-in-Charge of the West Coast Parish. He shares this role…

Connecting with community

“On Australia Day, we hosted our first ever Family Fun Day,” said Revd Josh Skeat, Priest in Charge at St Mark’s in Deloraine. “The purpose of this day was to develop connections with children and families in the area and to be a blessing to the community. “We had billycarts, gumboot tossing, giant bubbles, minute…