Notice of Determination: PSC v Morrison-Cleary

The matter of the Professional Standards COmmittee (Applicant) and the Reverend Douglas Morrison-Cleary (Respondent) has been listed for the announcement of its determination and recommendations at 3.30pm on Friday 25th September via Audio-visual meeting. The full Notice from the President of the Professional Standards Board, Margaret Sidis, can be viewed here.

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COVID-19 – Change to guidance – Church attendance and pastoral ministry must be adapted in light of increased COVID19 concerns

Dear sisters and brothers, Church attendance and pastoral ministry must be adapted in light of increased COVID19 concerns Slight amendment to rules for weddings Permission for use of multiple buildings on the same site Dear sisters and brothers, Transmission risk – changes to ministry The NSW Government has “strongly advised” people from Greater Sydney and

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Notice of Hearing

The Matter of the Professional Standards Committee (applicant) and Reverend Douglas Morrison-Cleary (respondent) has been listed for hearing at Bishop Housden Hall – Anglican Diocese of Newcastle on Thursday 10th September 2020. The full Notice of Hearing from the President of the Professional Standards Board, Margaret Sidis, can be found here.

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COVID-19 Update – Group Singing should not take place at this time

COVID-19 Update – Group Singing Dear sisters and brothers, Group Singing should not take place at this time NSW Health has released a statement  today reinforcing the increased risk of transmission involved in group singing. The advice is that these activities must not take place at this time.  The Safe Return to Church framework allows

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COVID-19 Update – Full Synod will not be held in 2020

COVID-19 Update – Synod and Parish Annual Meetings Dear sisters and brothers, Full Synod will not be held in 2020 Virtual Synod may be held to receive reports and conduct electronic elections if arrangements can be made Parish Annual and Special Meetings not yet possible Arrangements for virtual special meeting in parishes and conducting electronic

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COVID-19 – Update – Please reconsider travel to NSW hotspot areas or reconsider attending church if you have been in those areas

COVID-19 Face Masks Dear sisters and brothers, Please reconsider travel to NSW hotspot areas or reconsider attending church if you have been in those areas Dear sisters and brothers, There is growing concern about the risk of contracting COVID-19 by travelling to regions of Sydney. There is general advice about refraining from travel where possible

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