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Our Bishops

The Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn has 4 Bishops, as our Diocesan Bishop has three assistant bishops with varied responsibilities.

Bishop Stuart Robinson (personal page)

Bishop Stuart RobinsonThe Right Rev'd Stuart Robinson was installed as Diocesan Bishop at St Saviour's Cathedral, Goulburn on Saturday, January 31 2009.

Priested in 1987 he spent nearly a decade ministering in Sydney's West before serving in the Diocese of Europe (Belgium) from 1998 to 2001.

He is passionate missioner and church planter, establishing a number of churches in Sydney. He was Acting CEO of Evangelism Ministries from 2001 to 2004 and National Mission Facilitator for the Anglican Church of Australia from 2005 to 2009.    

Bishop Stuart has written two books, "Mission Action Planning" (2004) and "Starting Mission-Shaped Churches: Australia" (2007).

He is married to Jane, a Special Education consultant and they have four adult children.

Bishop Trevor Edwards

Bishop Trevor EdwardsThe Right Rev'd Trevor Edwards is Vicar General and Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. He also has responsibilities for western and coastal parishes.

He was consecrated bishop at St Saviour's Cathedral Goulburn in 2004.

He was priested in Sydney in 1978, where he held numerous parish appointments and was Archdeacon of South Sydney from 1996 to 2003 and Archdeacon for Ordination from 2000 to 2003.

Bishop Stephen Pickard

Bishop Stephen PickardIn 2013, the Right Rev'd Dr Stephen Pickard was appointed as the Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.

Dr Pickard was consecrated Bishop in Adelaide in 2007. He has held a host of senior positions in the Anglican Church. He was previously assistant bishop in the Diocese of Adelaide and during that time was Chair of Anglicare South Australia and Acting Principal, St Barnabas Theological College.

From 1998 to 2006 he was Director of St Mark’s National Theological Centre and Head of the School of Theology, Charles Sturt University.

Bishop Matt Brain

Dr Matt Brain was consecrated as Bishop in June 2015. He is responsibility for Ministry Training and Development in the diocese which helps people to grow in ministry and shares resources for local use.

 A physiotherapist by background, Dr Brain trained for ministry in Perth and was ordained in 2003. He served as a priest in the Diocese of North West Australia as the Diocesan youth minister and in the parish of Kalbarri.

Dr Brain moved to the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn in 2010 to become Director of Synergy Youth and Children. He is a lecturer at St Mark’s National Theological College and was Director of Parish Support, Chaplaincy and Mission.

Latest Positions Vacant

  • School Chaplain - Canberrra Girls Grammar School

    Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) is currently seeking applications for the position of School Chaplain. This is a full-time, ongoing position to commence as soon as possible. The Chaplain is responsible to the Principal for the development of the spiritual and pastoral life of the School.

    CGGS is an independent Anglican school founded in 1926, with a current enrolment of approximately 1600 students across an Early Learning Centre (ELC), Junior School and a Senior School.

    The successful applicant will be an ordained Anglican priest and have experience teaching in a school.

    Strong pastoral skills and an understanding of the developmental character and needs of children and adolescents are essential.

  • Family Worker - Diocese of Wangaratta

    The Anglican Parish of Wodonga
    Diocese of Wangaratta
    (This is a new position)

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Family Worker for 3 days (24 hours) a week for three years, with the possibility of extending these hours according to funding availability.

    You will need a genuine heart for young families while developing and nurturing these young families in the Christian faith within the community of the Church.

    Our Parish is well established and Wodonga is a vibrant community of 38000 people set in the foothills of the Alps on the Victorian/New South Wales border.

    For further information contact Revd Glyn Rees
    Phone (02) 6024 2129
    Email glyn.rees@bigpond.com
    Applications close 19th May 2017

  • Positions in the Diocese of Rockhampton

    The Diocese of Rockhampton in Central Queensland, Australia, offers exciting opportunities for ministry.

    Covering an area of 800,000 square kilometres from tiny outback communities, mining towns and regional centres we are looking to the future confident in God’s plan for the church in this region.

    We are embarking on a Mission Action Plan seeking to train and resource people for mission and ministry and are looking for expressions of interest from women and men who are confident in their faith, gifted in managing change and excited by the challenge of serving God in Central Queensland.

  • Anglicare positions

    Please click the link above for the latest positions vacant with Anglicare.

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