That this General Synod:

(a) thanks the Covenant Design Group for their faithfulness and responsiveness in producing the Anglican
Communion Covenant;

(b) recognizes that an Anglican Communion Covenant seeks to provide a means to strengthen and promote
our common life as a Communion;

(c) affirms the value of the relationships we share with the other member churches of the Anglican
Communion;

(d) renews our commitment to maintain and strengthen those relationships to further the mission we share;

and further this General Synod

e) receives the final text of the Anglican Communion Covenant as an expression of aspirations for the life of the Anglican Communion;
f) commends it for further study, dialogue and deliberation in the Dioceses;
g) requests the Synods of all dioceses to consider the question of the Anglican Church of Australia adopting the Covenant by resolution and report to the Standing Committee by December 2012;
h) requests the Standing Committee to produce a report for consideration at the Sixteenth Session of General Synod.

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