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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).

Seventeenth Session of General Synod

The Seventeenth session of General Synod will be held at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Maroochydore from 3-8 September 2017.






Cathedral prayers for Jerusalem to coincide with Israeli PMs visit
22 Feb 2017
Christians, Jews and Muslims to pray for the Holy City of Jerusalem, which is sacred to all of them.
Statement by the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide concerning the Royal Commission findings in Case Study 36
16 Feb 2017
The Anglican Diocese Of Adelaide Values And Respects The Work Of The Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses To Child Sexual Abuse.
Report on CEBS abuse
14 Feb 2017
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has issued a media release about Case Study 36 – the response of the Church of England Boys’ Society and the Anglican Dioceses of Tasmania, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney to allegations of child sexual abuse. It was released on Monday, February 13.
Moore centre opens
11 Feb 2017
Amid record hot weather not seen since the days of the original benefactor, Thomas Moore, Moore Theological College has entered a new era with the opening of its ultra-modern Learning and Teaching Centre.
Australian Primate sets out four priorities for 2017
01 Feb 2017
The Archbishop of Melbourne, Philip Freier, has set out four priorities for 2017 in a speech broadcast by Australia’s Victory Christian Radio.
Anglicans grateful terror plot foiled
23 Dec 2016
Dean of St Paul's Dr Andreas Loewe and Archbishop of Melbourne Dr Philip Freier release statement on foiled terror plot
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).