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Archdeacon Karen Kime

The Venerable Karen Kime is Archdeacon for Indigenous Ministries in the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn and General Manager for Indigenous Services and Education for Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT. 

List of articles:

You and your parish: Strategies for Cultural Awareness

Thu 20 February 2014

Raising Cultural Awareness within parishes can be tricky - after all, where does one begin?? The following strategies aim to facilitate a more informed congregation about the local Indigenous community and their heritage.


Stopping violence against women

Fri 3 May 2013

Domestic violence is increasing in Australia with Indigenous women and girls especially at risk. KAREN KIME argues leadership is required by our churches.


Domestic violence = poverty: Update from CSW57

Fri 15 March 2013

Domestic violence was high on the agenda at the UN's CSW57 in New York with research on the links to poverty, reports our rep KAREN KIME


Violence against women: update from CSW57

Fri 8 March 2013

KAREN KIME is curently attending the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) in New York. The CSW is a part of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.


Anglicare leaps forward on national Reconciliation

Sat 23 February 2013

A landmark meeting took place in Adelaide on February 15, with agreement that Reconciliation should be implemented across the national Anglicare network. At the present time, only a small percentage of its members have committed to such work, explains KAREN KIME


Embracing 20 years of National Reconcilation

Mon 21 January 2013

The movement towards National Reconciliation began with prayer 20 years ago. Today Reconciliation must be embraced by the whole of the Body, argues KAREN KIME so all congregations are equipped to be inclusive of the Aboriginal people that surround them.


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Latest Positions Vacant

  • Warden St David’s Close Retirement Village

    Permanent Part Time – 15hrs per week plus on call

    Anglicare is seeking a clergy person to fill the role of Warden at St David’s Close Retirement Village in Red Hill, ACT.

    The successful applicant will be paid an honorarium and will be provided with on site accommodation including reasonable provision for electricity, gas and water/sewerage. This position requires the successful person to reside on site for the duration of the contract.

    The role of the Warden includes providing holistic pastoral support to residents plus supporting their well being and safety. It also entails providing support to Anglicare to address administration and maintenance needs.

    Note - Whilst being employed by Anglicare and accountable to Anglicare’s Manager Retirement Villages for duties associated with the operation of the Village, the Warden would also be licensed to either the Rector of the Parish of Manuka or Archdeacon for Chaplaincy and be accountable to the Diocese through the licensing mechanism. Clergy duties outside the scope of the Position Description (and remuneration for same) will be determined in consultation with the Parish.

    The successful applicant will be subject to approval following the completion of a National Police Check and Working With Vulnerable People registration.

    For further information and/or an employment package, contact John Vilskersts, Manager Retirement Villages on 0429 390 919 or via email

    Closing date: Monday 25th August 2014

  • Restoration and Rehabilitation Program Grants

    The NSW Environmental Trust is inviting applications to its Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Program (Application close 19 September 2014).

    A total of $4.5 million is available to the following organisations for projects working to prevent or reduce environmental degradation:
    $2 million for projects by community organisations
    $2 million for projects by government entities
    NEW for 2014 - $0.5 million for projects by owners and managers of State Heritage Register-listed places (on their heritage properties).
    Grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 are available.

    Program information
    Go to the Trust’s website for more information about the Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Program and to access application materials:

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