That General Synod:
receives the report entitled: “For the Sake of the Gospel” dated 18th February 2001;
welcomes the presentation on essentials on faith and ministry as contained in the report in Sections 4 to 6;
refers it to the Doctrine Panel and the Inter-Anglican Standing Committee on Ecumenical Relations;
resolves to explore a formal Covenant of Association with the Uniting Church in Australia, and
requests the Standing Committee to bring a report to the next General Synod on the above matters and after further study, at all levels of our church.

Bishop R Appleby moved, Bishop P Huggins seconding,
Carried 24/7/01