Sharwood Lectures in Church Law
The Sharwood lecture series is named in honour of Dr Robin Sharwood, the fourth Warden of Trinity College, who died in 2015 at the age of 83. In his will, Dr Sharwood bequeathed a share of his estate to Trinity College to establish and finance 'The Sharwood Lectureship in Ecclesiastical Law'.
For copies of the Sharwood lectures to date, please click on the links below:
2018 – The Honourable Keith Mason, AC, QC: Clergy status in the age of the Royal Commission
2019 – Professor Mark Hill, QC: Anglican Canon law: Identity, ecclesiology and ecumenism
2020 – The Reverend Dr Bruce Kaye, AM: From Colonial Chaplaincy to Responsible Governance: The Anglican Church of Australia and Ecclesiology
2021 – The Honourable Justice Debra Mullins AO: Will the ties that bind break under the strain? The future for the constitution of the Anglican Church of Australia
2022 – Mr Michael W Shand, AM, QC: Law of the State and Religious Institutions. Cause for concern or an opportunity for reform? A review of the impact of the law of the State on religious institutions. There is also a response to the lecture by Ms Mandy Tibbey.