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Plaque commemorates the ordination of 2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the ordination of women priests in Australia.

After February 1992 ordinations in Canberra were halted because of a recourse to the Supreme Court, a special General Synod voted in favour of the ordination of women as priests. In Brisbane a special Synod was held in November to approve the General Synod motion and on December 20 that year, five women were ordained as priests.


Address:Flinders Street, St Paul`s Cathedral , Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.817168
Long: 144.967816
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1992
Approx. Event End Date:2012


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 9th December, 2012
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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