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.

Battery hens given more thought than babies

September 15, 2019With just days to go before New South Wales Upper House MP's vote on the Bill which would allow abortion right up until birth, a rally has been told Legislation to outlaw cruelty to chickens was given more consideration.

Action urged on abortion bill

September 5, 2019Archbishop Glenn Davies has warned of the dangers of the Abortion Bill currently before Parliament, urging Christians show support for the life of the unborn before the Upper House considers the Bill.

Regional synod vote ignores ‘clear words of Scripture’

September 2, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney has issued a statement in response to a vote by the Synod of the Diocese of Wangaratta to authorise a service to bless civil marriages.

New Bathurst Bishop elected

September 2, 2019The Bishop Election Board in the Diocese of Bathurst has announced that the Reverend Mark Calder has been elected as the next bishop.

Draft Religious Discrimination Bill released

August 30, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has welcomed the release of the Federal Government’s draft Religious Discrimination Bill but cautions more work is needed on the detail of the Bill.

MPs urged to ‘Care for the most vulnerable’

August 14, 2019Archbishop Glenn Davies has told a State Parliamentary inquiry that the catchcry of new legislation has been 'decriminalisation' but skates over the details that it radically extends abortion in New South Wales.

Anglicare provides financial counselling in Nowra for the first time

August 4, 2019Under the surface there are many who are doing it tough.

‘Speak on behalf of those yet to be born’

July 29, 2019Archbishop Glenn Davies has urged State MP's to reject a new bill to make abortion more available in New South Wales.

Anglican Aid representatives say despite overseas focus, there is huge need in Sydney

July 29, 2019Parish and postcode boundaries do not necessarily correlate to disadvantage.

The conference empowering grandparents to change the nation

July 27, 2019Now is the time to think about the legacy you are leaving behind

Long term ministry on the farthest edge of the Sydney diocese

July 26, 2019Lord How Island has a population of 26 people per square kilometre

Former submariner plunges into the Murray

July 22, 2019A home town advantage and ministry experience in both the bush and the city has put the rector of Gordon, the Rev Keith Dalby, into the leadership of Australia’s most diverse diocese.

New Bishop told ‘Go with God’s plan’

July 6, 2019Canon Malcolm Richards has been made the Bishop for International Relations in a ground-breaking consecration in Sydney. 

Preach and paint: Michael’s mob gets the message

July 3, 2019Using painting to communicate the truths of gospel and reconciliation.

Archbishop Glenn Davies travelled 12,000 kilometres to help a student with a maths problem

July 1, 2019Tanzania welcomes Archbishop Davies