Welcome to the website for the Anglican Church of Australia.

On these pages you will find information about the life, mission and workings of the Church which is present in communities large and small in 23 dioceses across the country.

Anglicans have been present in Australia for nearly two hundred and thirty years, ministering through parish communities, education and welfare.

The life and mission of the Church is guided by ordained clergy – bishops, priests and

Primate

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia is Archbishop Philip Freier, Archbishop of Melbourne.

Prayer Diary

Day 21

The Diocese of Rockhampton
Administrator Archdeacon Tom Henderson-Brookes; Clergy and People

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Former colonel to be Bishop to the Defence Force

Former colonel to be Bishop to the Defence Force

A former soldier has been announced as the new Anglican Bishop to the Defence Force. The Rev. Grant Dibden, a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, has been approved by the Minister for Veteran Affairs and Defence Force Personnel to be the Anglican...

Australian Church News

Anglican Primate to step down early

Anglican Primate to step down early

The Anglican Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has announced that he will step down on March 31, 2020, before his term was due to expire, and will not seek re-election.

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Same-sex blessing questioned

Same-sex blessing questioned

The Anglican Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has referred the question of blessing same-sex marriages to the Church’s highest court, the Appellate Tribunal.

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Anglican Communion News Service

For international Anglican News, see Anglican Communion News Service