Russell Powell

Russell Powell has more than 30 years experience across all forms of media, with a long career as one of Australian radio's most prominent journalists and presenters. He was one of the pioneers of the ABC's NewsRadio network. As well as his on-air work, he has taught at the Australian Film, TV and Radio School. He is now the CEO of Anglican Media Sydney and the Archbishop of Sydney's Media Adviser.

Build and grow

July 26, 2017The Archbishop’s New Churches for New Communities has unveiled a three-year fundraising plan for the construction of ministry facilities in growing areas.

Freedom laws needed

July 11, 2017The Diocese of Sydney, along with a number of other Christian groups, has called for special legislation to enshrine freedom of belief as a “positive right” in Australia, rather than as a negative “exemption” to other legislation.

Australian support for Missionary Bishop

July 3, 2017The Archbishop of Sydney, the Bishop of Tasmania and the Bishop of North West Australia have taken part in the consecration of a Missionary Bishop for Europe.

Faith counts

June 27, 2017The latest census figures showing a rise in the number of people reporting no religious affiliation do not show Australia is losing faith, according to the Dean of Sydney.

New Youthworks head

June 15, 2017Youthworks, the youth ministry arm of the Diocese of Sydney, has announced a new Chief Executive Officer.

Service honoured

June 12, 2017The 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours feature people who have served Sydney Anglican school communities as well as honours for community and business contributions.

Regional councils to stay

June 11, 2017A revamp of the work of regional councils is imminent after a review found they are still effective despite significant financial constraints.

PSU takes on safe ministry

May 26, 2017Online courses will soon be available for Safe Ministry training in the Diocese, making training more flexible and easily accessible.

Bite-size history

May 19, 2017If you have been leading a bible study group for a few years you will have tried most things.

Marriage booklets out

April 28, 2017More than 65,000 booklets discussing God’s plan for marriage in light of the current push for its redefinition are being distributed to Sydney churches.

Community chaplaincy growth spurt

April 21, 2017Plans are underway to recruit a force of 1000 community chaplains by the year 2020.

Easter Message 2017

April 13, 2017

Rescuing Australia

April 13, 2017Archbishop Davies has paid tribute to those who risked their lives to perform rescues in the recent cyclone and flooding and describes Jesus as the 'ultimate rescuer'.

SRE review welcomed

April 11, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies has welcomed a report to the State Government on Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE).

Euthanasia challenged

April 7, 2017Scottish theologian Professor John Swinton has urged Christians to resist the renewed push for the introduction of assisted suicide.