Bishop John Stead moved, Bishop Gary Nelson seconding

The General Synod –
a) Receives the report of the Mission to Seafarers.
b) Recognises and seeks to include the celebration of Sea Sunday annually as a way to support the ministry of the Mission to Seafarers and highlight the plight of Seafarers.
c) Calls on the Federal Government to take seriously its responsibility under the Maritime Labour
Convention 2006 and fully fund land based welfare for seafarers in this country
d) Respectfully requests the Primate to convey the above terms of this resolution to the Prime Minister and Federal Transport Minister.
4 September 2017