The Assistant Bishop of Melbourne has produced a tv commercial urging people to give South Sudanese exiles a “safe start” to the school year.
31 January 2018
Bishop Philip Huggins says the church should do more to support the South Sudanese migrant and refugee community in Victoria state.
18 January 2018
A church in New South Wales was forced to cancel its traditional New Year’s Eve street party because of the increased terror threat.
02 January 2018
The upper house of the state parliament in Victoria has approved a Bill to legalise assisted suicide despite a campaign by church leaders.
23 November 2017
The state parliament of New South Wales has rejected a bill to legalise euthanasia; while a debate in Victoria was adjourned until Tuesday.
17 November 2017
The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians in the state of Victoria not to legalise medically assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.
25 October 2017
The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.
15 September 2017
Police and security services in Australia say that they have foiled a Christmas Day terror attack that had been planned against Melbourne’s Anglican Cathedral.
23 December 2016
An Australian bishop has spoken out after it was announced that the Australian Football League will next year stage its first match to be played on Good Friday.
26 October 2016
The Bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday). The fire, in a former church building, is the fifth suspicious fire to hit places of worship in Geelong in recent months.
18 May 2016