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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)​.

Primates election comment - Halting decline in disadvantaged suburbs
23 June 2016
The Geelong suburb of Corio is one of the poorest in Melbourne, ranked the seventh most-impoverished of Victoria’s 667 postcodes, and the systematic disadvantages its residents suffer are increasing. What they need from the July 2 Federal election is urgent policies that make a difference now, not a general economic restructure over a decade or more.
Anglicare reiterates plea for national housing plan as election nears
21 June 2016
Urges increased stock of affordable housing and halving of homelessness in nine years
Australian Anglicans protest aid budget cuts
16 June 2016
Australia’s Anglican Overseas Aid and the Australian Board of Mission have teamed up with more than 50 aid and development agencies to campaign against significant cuts to the country’s aid budget.
PM Premier attend Orlando commemoration service
16 June 2016
Leaders have attended what the Prime Minister called a 'loving' commemoration service for victims of the Orlando massacre.
Anglicare Australia declares its election priorities
02 June 2016
Anglicare Australia has a message of 'leave no one behind' for the 2016 election campaign.
The Anglican Consultative Council in Zambia
26 May 2016
Across the world there are 85 million Anglicans in 165 countries. We are a global denomination ministering in a very wide variety of contexts and cultures.
Archbishop Roger Herft appointed Prelate of the Order of St John
13 May 2016
It is with great pleasure that the Order can formally announce that its Prelate will be The Most Reverend Roger Adrian Herft AM - Archbishop of Perth and Metropolitan of the Province of Western Australia.
Freier on Key Task Group
11 May 2016
Archbishop Philip Freier has been appointed to a task group to “maintain conversation” among the Primates of the Anglican Communion, as requested during the Primates’ Gathering and Meeting in Canterbury Cathedral in January. The Primates asked the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish the group as part of their commitment to “walk together” despite “deep differences”.

The Sixteenth General Synod was held in Adelaide from 29 June - 4 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).