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Melanesian Anglicans help evacuation of the island of Ambae

The entire population of the Vanuatuan island of Ambae has being evacuated amid fears that the giant Manaro volcano is about to erupt. 

05 October 2017

Anglican appeal for child nutrition project in Gaza

The national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia (ABM), has launched a tax appeal to boost a child nutrition project in Gaza.

16 May 2017

Australian aid agencies honour Anglican missions' chief

The executive director of the Australian Board of Mission has received an award from the country's aid agencies for his "outstanding contribution" to the sector.

02 November 2016

Anglican Alliance helps to co-ordinate global response to South Sudan violence

The Anglican Alliance is helping to co-ordinating the response from Anglican churches and agencies around the world to the ongoing violence in South Sudan.

20 July 2016

Australian Anglicans protest aid budget cuts

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.

16 June 2016

Australian Board of Mission celebrates 165 anniversary

A response from the Church of England to a request from the Bishop of New Zealand for a boat to be used in missionary work in 1850 led to mission outreach work whose fruit is seen today in a number of Anglican provinces.

29 October 2015

Torres Strait: 144th anniversary of Anglican missions

Occasion to reflect on reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history

01 July 2015

Young Anglicans share their visions for the church

The Anglican Board of Mission has brought together young Anglicans from every state and territory in Australia to discuss their visions for the national church.

13 February 2015

Anglican Church of Australia Appoints New Chair of Anglican Board of Mission

The Rt Rev’d Garry Weatherill has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board of Directors for the Anglican Board of Mission – Australia (ABM).

26 November 2014

Celebrating Coming of the Light

1 July 2014 marks the 143rd anniversary of the ‘Coming of the Light’, the occasion that celebrates when the London Missionary Society first landed on Erub, also known as Darnley Island, in Torres Strait.

12 June 2014

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Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.