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Anglican Church votes in favour of Redress Proposal

The Anglican Church of Tasmania has taken a decisive step today to make a significant sacrifice for survivors of sexual abuse in our organisation. The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, Anglican Bishop of Tasmania said, “Today is a great day for survivors of sexual abuse who have been damaged by the historic failures of the…

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…

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”.…

Anglican Church in Tasmania sacrifices to fund 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”.…

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…

Bishop’s Easter Message

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, today delivered his Easter message. “Easter Sunday falls on April Fool’s Day this year. I am guessing that for many, to speak about the resurrection of a man from the dead sounds like the ultimate April Fool’s joke! “But what if for a moment…

New Leaders for Anglican Church

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie will lead a special service at St David’s Cathedral Hobart, at 10am on Saturday 17th February. “I have the joy of ordaining three people as Deacons, commissioning an Archdeacon and the new General Manager for our Diocese,” said Bishop Condie. “All five people are…

Withdrawing Pokies from Tasmania’s Pubs and Clubs

The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania was delighted to hear of the Labor Party’s commitment to the withdrawal of Pokies from Clubs and Pubs in Tasmania by 2023. The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, commends the political courage of the Labour Party and urges the Hodgman Liberal Government to make a…

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Final Report

The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania gives thanks for the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse for: exposing hidden instances of child sexual abuse in institutions. giving survivors of child sexual abuse an opportunity to be heard. delivering recommendations to make institutions safe. providing a pathway to bring healing to…