Freedom of Religion

Movers Blake, G.

That this General Synod calls on the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments to reaffirm their commitment to religious freedom and to take all practical steps necessary to ensure that the following six freedoms are safeguarded in Australia within the constraints of the civil and criminal law generally applicable:
freedom to manifest a religion through religious observance and practice;
freedom to appoint people of faith to organisations run by faith communities;
freedom to teach and uphold moral standards within faith communities;
freedom of conscience to discriminate between right and wrong;
freedom to teach and propagate religion; and
freedom of a person to change their religion.

Mr Garth Blake moved, Bishop Robert Forsyth seconding, 22 Sept 10

Resolution year: 2010
Resolution number: 110/10