This Synod thanks:

The President, Archbishop Peter Carnley, the Chaplain to the Primate, the Revd Shane Hübner, the Chairman of Committees, the Hon Justice David Bleby, the Deputy Chairman of Committees, the Hon Mr Justice Peter Young, the Clerical Secretary, the Revd Chris Moroney, the Lay Secretary, Mrs Ann Skamp.

The Diocese of Perth and Diocesan Council, members of the Perth Arrangements Group [Mrs Barbara Godwin, Ms Fay Downes, Mr John Kollosche, Mr Bernard Godwin, Mr Tony Evans, the Revd Graeme Varvell, Mr Peter Claughton, Archdeacon Peter Stanley, the Revd Kay Goldsworthy, the Revd Canon Dennis Claughton, Mr Michael Bromilow ] which group appreciated the significant contribution of the Services Manager of Notre Dame University, Mr Terry Craig, and his Personal Assistant, Ms Carole Eaton, and also the Revd Dr Bruce Kaye and the General Synod Office Staff.

Volunteers from schools, parishes, organisations, St George’s Cathedral Staff and Choir, and especially Notre Dame University for accommodation and services which were offered free of cost, and the Fremantle City Council.

Generous sponsorships from the Anglican Community Fund, EGI Ansvar, Westpac, CBRE, Fremantle Ports, Anglican Superannuation Australia, Terry and Wendy Hogan, Gordon and Dianne Davies, Peter and Dianne Laurance.

We also thank Bishops’ Office support staff Mrs Susan Harvey, Mrs Melanie Hare and Mrs Denise Owens.

We thank the media for their courtesy, co-operation and interest and the media officers drawn from several dioceses, and the General Synod Officer, Mrs Robyn Douglas; and our ecumenical guests, for being with us.

Finally we thank the Staff of General Synod: Ms Sylvia Murphy, Mr Wayne Brighton, Mrs Joanne Burgess, Dr Vern Harvey, Ms Jill McKenzie and the Revd Dr Bruce Kaye.

Richard Hurford – 8 Oct 04