The Rockhampton Diocese is included in the Province of Queensland and is one of the 23 dioceses making up the Anglican Church of Australia. The diocese covers an area of approx 57million hectares, more than twice the size of New Zealand, and contains nearly the whole central division of Queensland. The population of the Diocese is 216,000 of whom approximately 48,000 indicate that they are Anglicans.
An intelligent, biblical and historically based faith.
An incarnational faith that cares for humanity and creation.
A faith expressed in relationship with God and each other.
Faith and pastoral practice expressed through liturgy.
The Revd David Robinson has been elected the twelfth Bishop of Rockhampton. He will be consecrated at 7pm on Tuesday 2 September 2014, the Feast of the New Guinea Martyrs, in St Paul's Cathedral, Rockhampton.
The Revd Robinson is currently the Ministry Formation Coordinator at St Mark's National Theological Centre in Canberra and manager of the Centre's registered training organisation. He has played a critical role developing and delivering training for clergy in over seven dioceses in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia.
David brings to the role of bishop not only extensive pastoral experience in country ministry but also a deep interest in church growth, education and leadership formation and cross cultural-work experience with indigenous people.
This Diocese has adopted "Faithfulness in Service"
A protocol has been established to respond to any complaints of abuse within parishes and agencies
of the Anglican Diocese of Rockhampton. Anyone wishing to seek assistance should telephone
The Director of Professional Standards Mr Rod McLary on 07 3835 2266
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