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.

Urgent prayer for our country

November 11, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has announced the opening of a bushfire appeal as one million hectares of land has been burned and Tuesday Nov 12 declared a day of catastrophic fire danger.

Cross-cultural head for Anglican Aid

November 4, 2019A former missionary has been chosen to head the Archbishop of Sydney’s Anglican Aid following the retirement of founding CEO The Rev David Mansfield.

Celebrating 200 Years -  in 20 different languages

November 3, 2019St Luke's Liverpool has changed alot in the last 200 years

New role for Bishop Lee in church growth

October 25, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has announced he is seconding Bishop Ivan Lee to work on strengthening church growth in the Diocese, in a new portfolio for the experienced Bishop.

Marriage motions passed as General Synod support questioned

October 18, 2019“If we abandon God’s Word we have nothing to offer the world. That is why this motion is before you tonight,” said the Dean of Sydney Kanishka Raffel as he introduced one of the key motions of the 2019 Synod.

Guarding the faith in a changing world

October 14, 2019Archbishop Glenn Davies has spoken of the challenges to Christian faith within the Anglican Church in his final Presidential Address to the 2019 Synod of the Diocese of Sydney.

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.