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Diocese of Tasmania to sell churches to fund redress to victims of abuse

The Bishop of Tasmania has published a list of 78 parish and diocesan properties that could be sold to fund redress to victims of abuse.

30 May 2018

Faith leaders unite to oppose plans for new coal mine in Northern Queensland

More than 50 religious leaders from across Australia have called on energy company Adani Group to abandon plans for a new coal mine.

19 April 2018

Easter message from Archbishop Philip Freier

An Easter message from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier.

27 March 2018

Bishop launches tv commercial in support of exiled South Sudanese school students

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

Melbourne bishop defends “fine” South Sudanese over “African-gangs media-frenzy”

Bishop Philip Huggins says the church should do more to support the South Sudanese migrant and refugee community in Victoria state.

18 January 2018

Heightened terror risk leads to cancellation of church’s New Year’s Eve party

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

Victorian euthanasia vote a cause for lament, says Australian primate

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

Euthanasia rejected in one Australian state, debate rages in another

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

Melbourne Anglicans urge state government to drop euthanasia bill

The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians in the state of Victoria not to legalise medically assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

25 October 2017

'Get serious' about climate change Australian church tells govt

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