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Welcome to the website of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia.
The General Synod functions as a forum for the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia to consider and determine matters of common interest in the affairs of the Church, in the Church's engagement with society and concerning the welfare of our society.
On this website you can find an array of information about the wide range of activities of the General Synod and its Standing Committee, Commissions, Task Forces, Working Groups and other Committees.
Any information about Dioceses, Parishes and Anglican organisations is best obtained by contacting them direct (click here)​.




Nauru abuse - Primate urges end to offshore detection, offers help
10 Aug 2016
The Anglican Primate of Australia, Melbourne's Archbishop Philip Freier, and the Australian Churches' Refugee Taskforce have condemned the treatment of asylum seekers detained on Nauru.
Church welcomes Aboriginal co-commissioner
01 Aug 2016
The highest possible involvement of Aboriginal people is crucial in the newly announced Royal Commission into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory.
Military chaplains bonded by faith
31 July 2016
The Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force, Bishop Ian Lambert, has visited his American counterparts at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.
Clergy sexual abuse in Newcastle
21 July 2016
A statement by the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier
Anglican Diocese of Newcastle welcomes the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
05 July 2016
The Diocese has been working closely with NSW Police and the Royal Commission over the past three years providing a significant number of documents to assist with both police and the Commission’s investigations.
Installation of NCCA President
04 July 2016
Bishop Philip Huggins installed as 8th President of the National Council of Churches in Australia.
The Sixteenth General Synod

The Sixteenth General Synod was held in Adelaide from 29 June – 3 July 2014. Its webpage may be accessed here.

To find service times at your local church or specific information for each Australian Anglican Diocese, please visit their websites here.

(The site also provides an authenticating gateway to the official sites of the Anglican Church of Australia).