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Ash, Ronald

  • 267
  • Person
  • Ordained priest 1948

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. https://www.acnc.gov.au/charity/25eeed02b17f9eda725f4c792de1297b#overview

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.

Australian College of Theology

  • 071
  • Corporate body
  • 1891-

The Australian College of Theology was established in 1891 by the General Synod of the Church of England in Australia. The Australian College of Theology exists as a partnership between the Anglican Church of Australia and a confessionally diverse, national network of 17 Bible and theological colleges delivering the awards of the College on its behalf. This relationship is given expression in the ACT's Institutional Approval Procedures and a Memorandum of Understanding signed by each affiliated college and the Board of Directors, which is the governing body of the College. On 25 October 2007, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia made the Australian College of Theology Canon 2007. The Schedule of this Canon was the Constitution of the Australian College of Theology Limited ('the College'), A Public Company Limited by Guarantee.
Today the College offers a wide range of accredited higher education awards catering not only for the specialised needs of ministerial and missionary candidates but also for the needs of lay people interested in an understanding of the Christian faith and its implications for contemporary life. There are 30 higher education awards and approximately 3,000 active students around the world.

Australian Council of Christians and Jews

  • 203
  • Corporate body
  • 1985-

The Council of Christians and Jews was first founded in Melbourne in 1985, then in Sydney in 1988. A national body was incorporated in 1991. Its aim is to promote interfaith dialogue between the Christian and Jewish communities in Australia.

Australian Council of the Bible Society in Australia

  • 206
  • Corporate body
  • 1976-2010

When the Bible Society in Australia was incorporated in 1976, the former Commonwealth Council was reformed and renamed. It continued to be the main executive committee of the Society to which the Divisions and state departments reported.

Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students

  • 021
  • Corporate body
  • 1973-

The Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (A.F.E.S.) is a national body which coordinates the activities of Evangelical Unions and Christian Fellowships on Australian tertiary campuses. Initially constituted in 1936 as the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Australia, its name was changed to the Inter-Varsity Fellowship in 1939, and in 1973 to the A.F.E.S. The annual AFES national conference elects a General Committee which is the governing body of the AFES. In 1976 the General Committee authorised the establishment of AREA COMMITTEES in the major educational centres to extend and decentralise its functions whilst maintaining national commitments. The records include evangelical publications, reports and Committee Minutes.

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