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Jobs & Announcements


The Reverend Gary Tognola

The Reverend Gary Tognola has accepted the Bishop Administrator’s invitation to be the next Priest-in-Charge of The Parish of Bribie Island and will be Commissioned on Saturday 9 December 2023, 5.00 pm at St Peter the Apostle and Martyr, Bribie Island. Congratulations to Gary.


The Reverend Matthew Skelton

The Reverend Matthew Skelton will be Commissioned as Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of Stanthorpe on Saturday 20 January 2024, 1.00 pm at St Paul’s, Stanthorpe. Congratulations to Matt.


The Reverend Louise Orpe

The Reverend Louise Orpe will be Commissioned as Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of St George on Sunday 28 January 2024, 8.30 am at Christ Church, St George. Congratulations to Louise.


The Reverend Paul Mitchell

The Reverend Paul Mitchell will be Commissioned as Rector and the Reverend Sharon Mitchell will be Commissioned as Honorary Associate Priest of the Parish of Bulimba on Saturday 20 January 2024, 2.00 pm at St John the Baptist, Bulimba. Congratulations to Paul and Sharon.


Matthew Flinders Anglican College appoints new Principal

Matthew Flinders Anglican College has announced the appointment of a new Principal. Ms Michelle Carroll will take up the role of Principal in Term 1, 2024. Ms Carroll joins the College following 10 years’ service as the Principal of St Catherine’s School in Melbourne.


The Reverend Steven Schwarzrock

The Reverend Steven Schwarzrock will be Commissioned as Rector of The Parish of Stafford on Sunday 26 November 2023, 5.00 pm at St Clement’s on the Hill, Stafford. Congratulations to Steven.


Archbishop-elect Jeremy Greaves

Bishop Jeremy Greaves has been elected the tenth Archbishop of Brisbane. He will be installed as the Archbishop, and as Metropolitan of the Province of Queensland, at 10.30am on 16 December 2023 at St John’s Cathedral. Congratulations to Bishop Jeremy.