Clergy Discipline

Clergy Discipline - Penalty Announcements

Name Penalty Date imposed Brief Summary

Clive Brian Burgess

Two years prohibition  03 September 2019

The first case relates to inappropriate use of social media and improper messages sent to 18 year olds, which was incompatible with the values and behaviours expected of a member of the clergy. In relation to this matter Mr Burgess on 3 September 2019 accepted a penalty of resignation from office and a two-year prohibition from ministry.


Clive Brian Burgess

Five years prohibition 


03 September 2019 Inappropriate and unprofessional personal behaviour’,