“It’s no use going to church on a Sunday and saying ‘Lord, I’m sorry that I’ve done this to the Aboriginal people’,” Anglican minister and Indigenous elder the Reverend Ray Minniecon said. “What have you done or didn’t do? Repentance must be based upon the facts of crimes that have been committed.”
Neurologist Professor Elsdon Storey, Joy Freier and philanthropists Graham and Louise Tuckwell were among Anglicans from the Melbourne diocese recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours List.
Australia should be in a permanent “state of repentance” over the dispossession and injustices Indigenous people have endured, according to one Melbourne vicar.
Anglicans, ecumenists and prominent child abuse royal commission figures recognised in 2019 Australia Day Honours
The leader of Melbourne-based Anglican Overseas Aid (AOA), the Deputy Chancellor and two former Registrars of the Diocese of Melbourne and an internationally recognised Victorian ecumenist and theological educator are among leading Anglicans recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Honours List.