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Alleged sacking of gay Anglican organist from St Mary's Armidale to become church test case

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated November 25 2021 - 2:29am, first published November 19 2021 - 9:28pm
HOLY ORDERS: Organist Peter Sanders claims he was sacked from his position as an organist unless he abandoned his marriage. Photo: Andrew Messenger

Armidale Anglican church organist Peter Sanders hopes legal action to challenge his alleged sacking over sexuality could turn into a test case on the right of churches to discriminate against their employees.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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