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


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

Prayer Diary

Day 5

The Diocese of Bathurst
Bishop Mark Calder; Clergy and People

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Australian Church News

“We have lost a great champion for the gospel”

“We have lost a great champion for the gospel”

Long-serving Sydney Bishop, Ivan Lee, has passed away more than four years after being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.  Bishop Lee died last night (4th March) at Greenwich Hospital, where he had been receiving palliative care.

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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...

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Anglican Communion News Service

For international Anglican News, see Anglican Communion News Service