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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)​.




Building friendships with an emerging church in the Pacific
27 April 2016
Bishop Greg Thompson represented the Primate of Australia and the Diocese of Newcastle at the enthronement and installation of the new Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, The Most Rev. George Angus Takeli on Sunday 17th April 2016.
Australian Anglicans sign up to interfaith climate plea to UN, global community
21 April 2016
Australian religious leaders have joined their international counterparts in an appeal for urgent action on climate change.
Two new bishops for Melbourne
01 April 2016
Dr Paul Barker and Dr Bradly Billings appointed as bishops.
Easter message 2016 from Dr Philip Freier, Primate of Australia & Archbishop of Melbourne
21 March 2016
God's love will endure and continue, no matter what. Believing and understanding this is the key to the peace of God that surpasses all understanding: the key to Easter, says Dr Philip Freier, Anglican Primate of Australia and Archbishop of Melbourne
Tasmanian Church Welcomes New Bishop
19 March 2016
The Tasmanian Church and community has celebrated the installation and ordination of its 12th Bishop, Dr Richard Condie.
Archbishop's Term Extended
16 Feb 2016
Sydney Standing Committee has voted overwhelmingly to extend the term of Archbishop Glenn Davies until 2020.
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).