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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).




Anglican Diocese of Adelaide elect new Archbishop
03 Dec 2016
The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide has today elected a new Archbishop, Bishop Geoffrey Smith.
Church calls for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians
23 Nov 2016
The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has called for constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, saying it is “vital” if the country’s indigenous people are to flourish.
Support for Primate on redress
20 Nov 2016
The Anglican Church of Australia’s Standing Committee has urged its dioceses and organisations to continue to care for and support survivors of child sexual abuse.
Refugees: a welcome development
14 Nov 2016
The Primate of the Anglican Church in Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a potential agreement that will enable refugees to leave Nauru and Manus Island for other countries, notably the United States.
Don't Cut Religion, ABC urged
08 Nov 2016
The Australian newspaper has reported concerns by the Anglican Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, that the ABC is failing its charter to broadly reflect Australian society by cutting already reduced radio coverage of religion.
Anglican Diocese of Adelaide Redress statement
04 Nov 2016
The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide has long advocated for the need of a consistent , fair and independent redress scheme that addresses survivors of child sexual abuse on an equitable and just basis.
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).