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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)​.




Bells toll for 9/11
11 Sep t2016
Former Prime Minister John Howard sat in the front row of St Andrew's Cathedral as the bells tolled 15 times in remembrance of 11 September 2001 when terrorists attacked the twin World Trade towers in New York, and flights over Pennsylvania and Washington.
Church can live with plebiscite result
09 Sep t2016
The head of the Anglican Church in Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has written a pastoral letter to the nation’s Anglican bishops outlining his view on the proposed plebiscite on same-sex marriage.
The Primate of the ACA is a member of the Anglican Communion task group appointed to maintain conversation
08 Sep t2016
The Task Group set up after the Primates’ Gathering and Meeting in January to “maintain conversation” has met for the first time and stressed its determination to work together. But it acknowledged the process would take time and could not be rushed.
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.
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).