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.

We honour them today

November 11, 2018“To die for one’s country is an act of love for your fellow beings and we honour them today.” said Archbishop Davies, as bells rang out marking 100 years since the end of the Great War.

Bells to ring for Armistice Centenary

November 7, 2018Bells at Anglican churches across Greater Sydney and the Illawarra will ring to mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice which ended World War One.

Prayer through the longest drought

November 4, 2018 The Diocese of Armidale in northwestern NSW is still in the grip of the worst drought since Federation.

[REVIEW] Indivisible: Taking the strain

November 1, 2018Whatever else soldiers may understand about God, they get the idea of sacrifice – probably a good deal more clearly than those who pursue other careers.

How one church is sharing the light of Christ at Halloween

October 31, 2018Although Halloween is a time of celebrating things of the dark, some are using it to share the light of Jesus.

Anglican Educators write Open Letter to MPs

October 30, 2018The heads of the 34 Sydney Anglican schools have written an Open Letter to MPs, calling on Parliament to continue anti-discrimination exemptions which allow schools to main their Christian ethos and mission.

Backing for #kidsoffNauru

October 28, 2018Archbishop Glenn Davies has signalled continued support for the campaign to remove children from immigration detention on the island of Nauru.

Bishops alerted to Domestic Abuse factors

October 24, 2018A motion on the issue of Divorce and Remarriage after Domestic Abuse has been approved by Synod, requesting bishops take domestic violence into consideration in remarriage applications.

Church use policy ‘a shield not a stick’

October 22, 2018A policy for the use of church property has been passed by the Synod after amendments to clarify the scope and implementation of the policy.

‘Avoid cheap grace’ says DV task force

October 17, 2018The Archdeacon for Women spoke with sadness and anger in her voice, as she told Synod of the damage wrought by domestic abusers.

Archbishop rejects ‘mischief making’ over Ruddock Report

October 15, 2018Archbishop Glenn Davies has rejected what he called the mischievous misrepresentation of the Ruddock Report and given a clear statement that Sydney Anglican Schools do not expel students for being gay.

Sydney helps Bathurst

October 15, 2018The Synod of the Diocese of Sydney has voted in favour of a six-year plan to help fund the infrastructure of the Diocese of Bathurst, to ensure the continuation of Christian witness in Central Western New South Wales.

Anglican Aid opens Tsunami appeal

October 11, 2018Anglican Aid has opened an appeal to provide emergency help to victims of the Indonesian tsunami which hit Central Sulawesi.

A man of words and a man of his word

September 11, 2018The ninth Archbishop of Sydney, Donald William Bradley Robinson, has been laid to rest after a funeral service in St Andrew’s Cathedral which he helped write forty years earlier.

Passing of a leader who made ‘immeasurable’ contribution

September 7, 2018One of the towering figures of Anglicanism in the 20th century and former Archbishop of Sydney, Bishop Donald Robinson AO, has died at the age of 95.