John Parkes

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Anthony John Parkes is the tenth and current Bishop of Wangaratta in the Anglican Church of Australia.[1]

Parkes began training for ordination in 1986 and was previously an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Brisbane. He also served as rector of All Saints' Church in Ainslie (1998-2004) and was also a former barrister where he served on the General Synod Standing Committee and the Church Law Commission.[2]

Prior to his election,[clarification needed] Parkes served as the Assistant Bishop and Dean of Brisbane in the Diocese of Brisbane.

Parkes was installed as Bishop of Wangaratta on 13 December 2008.[3]


  1. ^ Biographical details
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  3. ^ Diocese of Wangaratta website
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
David Farrer
Bishop of Wangaratta
Succeeded by