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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.

Archdall, Mervyn

  • 188
  • Person
  • 1846-1917

Mervyn Archdall was born in Clonmel, Ireland, and studied at Corpus Christi College Cambridge. He married Martha Karow in 1882 and they sailed to Sydney that same year. He served at St Mary's Balmain and in 1902 became Canon of St Andrew's Cathedral. He promoted deaconesses and founded 'Bethany' for their training in 1891. In 1908 he was appointed Rector of St Stephen's Penrith and served there until his retirement in 1913. He died of cardiac disease in 1917.

Ash, Ronald

  • 267
  • Person
  • Ordained priest 1948

Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association

  • 300
  • Corporate body
  • 1986-

The mission of the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association Limited is to foster the study of theology and religion by enhancing the development of theological and religious libraries and librarianship ( It was formed in 1986, out of the Association for Theological and Religious Studies Libraries. It consists of a Board and regional chapters (NSW, Vic, QLD, SA, WA, NZ). Its main activities are an annual conference, scholarship schemes for librarians in the South Pacific, and the publication of the ANZTLA ejournal, the Australasian Religion Index and the Australian Union List of Theological Serials. It has also produced Standards and a Style Manual for theological libraries. It has close ties with ATLA (formerly the American Theological Library Association).

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 Christian Lobby

  • 317
  • Corporate body
  • 1995-

The Australian Christian Coalition was founded in 1995 by John Gagliardi. It changed its name to Australian Christian Lobby in 2001.

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.

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