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Anglican Board of Missions

  • 121
  • Corporate body
  • 1850-

The Australasian Board of Missions was established in 1850 and led by the Bishops of the Church of England in Australia and New Zealand. It was constituted as a Board of the church by a Canon of General Synod in 1872. In 1995 the name was changed to the Anglican Board of Mission.

Anglican Church League

  • 263
  • Corporate body
  • 1909-

Established in 1909 in Sydney by Canon F. B. Boyce, the Anglican Church League furthers the cause of Evangelicalism in Australia and is active in matters relating to, for example, revision of church literature and Synod issues. The League was established in opposition to the Protestant Church of England Union, and is affiliated with the National Church League in England.

Anglican Church of Australia

  • 175
  • Corporate body
  • 1962-

There have been Anglican clergy in Australia since the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788, and the continent was initially part of the Dicoese of Calcutta until the formation of the Diocese of Australia in 1836 under Bishop W.G. Broughton. The church was constituted as an autonomous body in 1962 when the Constitution of the Church of England in Australia was drawn up. The name was changed to 'Anglican Church of Australia' in 1981. The church meets nationally every three years at the General Synod, with representatives from all 23 dioceses.

Anglican Church of Australia Diocese of Sydney

  • 115
  • Corporate body
  • 1847-

The Diocese of Australia was divided into four dioceses: Sydney, Adelaide, Newcastle and Melbourne, by letters patent in 1847. The diocese has been led by an archbishop since 1897.

Anglican Church of Australia General Synod

  • 176
  • Corporate body
  • 1872-

The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia was established in 1872, and officially constituted in 1962. It meets every three years and includes representatives from the 23 dioceses.

Anglican Historical Society

  • 103
  • Corporate body
  • 2000-

The Anglican Historical Society was previously known as the Church of England Historical Society, formed in 1955. The Patron is the Archbishop of Sydney.

Archbishop's Olympic Games Taskforce

  • 086
  • Corporate body
  • 1993-

This group was established by the Synod of the Diocese of Sydney to develop Anglican Ministry to the Sporting community with particular focus on the lead up to the Sydney 2000 Olympics and beyond.

Australian Christian Heritage Foundation

  • 292
  • Corporate body
  • 2005-2017

The Australian Christian Heritage Foundation was established for the following purposes: Promotion of research on (a) history and stories of Australian Christian Heritage (b) museums and heritage centres; development of links with church and university bodies; supporting lectures and other learning opportunities on Australia's Christian heritage; developing the library and archival resources of the Foundation.

Australian Church Record

  • 113
  • Corporate body
  • 1912-

The Church Record was formed in 1912 with the aim of publishing a federal church paper. It took over publication of 'The Church Record' which had commenced publication in 1880, and in 1912 incorporated the 'Victorian Churchman'. It was re-formed in 1944 in order to further the work of the Church of England in Australia. In 1979 the company name was changed to Australian Church Record Ltd.

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