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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”.…

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…

Anglican Bishop encourages kindness and respect following postal survey results

The Bishop of Tasmania, The Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie today welcomed the publication of the results of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey. “This survey has been difficult for many Australians and I’m glad that the public has now had its say,” said Bishop Condie. “While I remain of the view that the traditional…

Giving thanks for 175 years and seeking to be a Church for Tasmania into the future

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, Dr Richard Condie, said, “Birthday Celebrations are important moments in anyone’s life, especially so if you have reached the grand old age of 175”. “These anniversaries are time to reflect on the past and make some plans for the future,” he said. “The Diocese of Tasmania and the Cathedral Church…