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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.
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
Doctrine group to investigate
22 Dec 2016
The Standing Committee of the Anglican Church of Australia has acted to investigate the doctrinal issues of blessing same-sex unions.
Statement by the Anglican Diocese of Perth
15 Dec 2016
The Archbishop of Perth, The Most Reverend Roger Herft, informed the Diocesan Council today of his decision to retire a year ahead of schedule, namely 7 July 2017.
Christmas message from Dr Philip Freier, Anglican Primate of Australia
14 Dec 2016
Jesus, whose birth we celebrate at this season, has shown us how to think big, how to be truly generous and inclusive, Archbishop Philip Freier suggests in his 2016 Christmas message.
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.
Australian aid agencies honour Anglican missions
02 Nov 2016
The Rev’d John Deane, Executive Director of the Anglican Church of Australia’s international development body has been honoured by the country’s aid agencies.
Melbourne Anglicans act against sexual abuse
22 Oct 2016
New sexual abuse Church legislation aims to improve transparency, independence and avenues of redress for victims
Let faith communities help
20 Oct 2016
The National Council of Churches in Australia has asked the Government to let Australia’s faith communities help settle and care for those asylum seekers still on Nauru and Manus Island.
Perth Archbishop Roger Herft stands aside
10 Oct 2016
Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and People of the Diocese of Perth
Bishop of Wangaratta commissioned in united mission of Anglican and roman catholic bishops
05 Oct 2016
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world to take part in united mission in their local areas.
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.