Social Questions Commission

Members 2022

Rev Dr Gordon Preece
Director of Centre for Research in Religion and Social Policy (RASP), University of Divinity. Chair & Executive of the Melbourne Anglican Social Responsibilities Committee.
Minister, Yarraville Anglican Parish.
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Rev Dr Gordon Preece

Dr Mark Zirnsak
Mark Zirnsak became Director of the Justice and International Mission (JIM) Unit in 2004 and in 2019 he became the Senior Social Justice Advocate in the Uniting Church Vic/Tas Synod. Mark is active in seeking social justice in the areas of climate change, refugees, modern slavery, regulation of the online world, family violence, tax reform, poverty, and alcohol reform. Mark is a member of a number of advisory bodies to the Commonwealth and Victorian governments in these areas. Mark has a PhD in chemical engineering.

Dr Mark Zirnsak

Major Scott Smallacombe, Salvation Army

Major Scott Smallacombe

Scott is based in the Dandenong Region, with management oversight of Project Hope

Rev Sandy Boyce, VCC Executive Officer

Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 – statement by UCA Assembly