The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt moving, The Rev’d Gillian Moses seconding,

That this General Synod, in the divine providence and as a matter of human decency, recognising the exceptional circumstances, urges the Federal Government to resettle in Australia, by Christmas 2017, any refugees and asylum seekers still held on Manus Island and detained on Nauru as at 1 October 2017.

That this General Synod urges the Federal Government to partner with the Churches as regards the healing and resettling of these refugees and asylum seekers.
8 September 2017