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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.






Bishop Geoff Smith installed as Archbishop of Adelaide
28 April 2017
Bishop Geoff Smith was installed as the 10th Bishop and 5th Archbishop of Adelaide and Metropolitan of South Australia during a special service at St Peter's Cathedral on Friday 28 April 2017.
Anglican study ends
23 March 2017
The Royal Commission into Institutional Reponses to Child Sexual Abuse has ended its investigation into the Anglican Church of Australia, Case Study 52, although its report is yet to be finished.
Royal Commission General Secretary's Statement
17 March 2017
I make this statement as the General Secretary of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia.
Royal Commission Primate's Statement
17 March 2017
Anglicans have been truly shocked and dismayed at the unfolding in the Royal Commission of the scope of our failure to tackle child sexual abuse within the Church and the depth of survivors’ pain and suffering.
Oceania Primates' Fono
06 March 2017
Anglican Primates of Oceania meeting in Tweed Heads have issued the following statement:
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.
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).