That this Synod, being mindful of the increasing problems raised by growing use of alcohol and other drugs in Australia, asks the Social Responsibilities Commission to consider this matter and produced recommendations for the study of the members of the Church of England in leading to responsible individual and corporate leadership by the Church in this area.

Further, this Synod requests the Standing Committee to make funds available for publication and dissemination of such recommendations.

(Dean I.G. George, 1.9.77)