General Synod Sessions
The Eighteenth Session of General Synod was due to be held 31 May – 5 June 2020. It was postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to 30 May – 4 June 2021.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions the Eighteenth Session of General Synod has been further deferred to a date to be determined, most likely in 2022. The Primate’s announcement is available here.
Current Session – GS17
17TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL SYNOD, 2017
The 17th General Synod was held from 3-8 September 2017 at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Maroochydore Queensland.
Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald AM, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse, presented at a conference session of the Seventeenth Session of General Synod. View the Commissioner’s speech here.
RESOLUTIONS OF GS17
A list of canons, rules and protocols passed at GS17 can be found here.
Minutes of Day 5
GS17 Media Release 1 – Abuse apology
GS17 Media Release 2 – Child protection
GS17 Media Release 3 – Redress for survivors of abuse
Order of Business Day 5
GS17 BIBLE STUDY PRESENTATIONS
Day 1 – The Rt Rev’d Dr Michael Stead