That this Synod:
a) notes the decision of the Appellate Tribunal and welcomes the clarity it brings to the question of the eligibility of women for admission to the order of bishop in the Anglican Church of Australia; and
b) requests the Standing Committee to monitor developments in relation to women bishops, including provisions made for those who decline to receive the ministry of a woman bishop and report to the next session of General Synod.

Archbishop Philip Freier moved, Bishop Glenn Davies seconding, 25 Oct 07