That this Synod affirms the sanctity of life; that life is God’s gift and that our task is to protect, nurture and sustain life to the best of our ability.

That this Synod makes this reaffirmation amidst media reports, so soon after a federal election, suggesting a future federal parliamentary debate about euthanasia.

Bishop Philip Huggins moved, The Reverend Des Benfield seconding, 21 Sept 10