Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Archbishop of Brisbane
Coat of arms of the Diocese
Coat of arms of the Diocese
currently vacant
StyleThe Most Reverend
Ecclesiastical provinceQueensland
ResidenceBishopsbourne, Ascot
First holderEdward Tufnell
  • Bishopric in 1858 (1858)
  • Archbishopric in 1905 (1905)
CathedralSt John's Cathedral, Brisbane
Anglican Church Southern Queensland

The Archbishop of Brisbane is the diocesan bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane, Australia, and ex officio metropolitan bishop of the ecclesiastical Province of Queensland.[1]

List of Bishops and Archbishops of Brisbane[edit]

Bishops of Brisbane
From Until Incumbent Notes
1859 1874 Edward Tufnell
1875 1885 Matthew Hale Translated from Perth.
1885 1903 William Webber Died in office.
1904 1905 St Clair Donaldson Became Archbishop of Brisbane
Archbishops of Brisbane
From Until Incumbent Notes
1905 1921 St Clair Donaldson Translated to Salisbury.
1921 1933 Gerald Sharp Died in office.
1934 1943 William Wand Translated to Bath and Wells and later to London.
1943 1962 Reginald Halse Translated from Riverina; knighted in 1962; died in office.
1963 1970 Philip Strong Translated from New Guinea; Primate of Australia, 1966–1970. (Frank Coaldrake, Chairman of the Australian Board of Missions was elected Archbishop in 1970, but died before being consecrated and taking office.)[2]
1970 1980 Felix Arnott Previously coadjutor bishop in Melbourne.
1980 1989 John Grindrod Previously Bishop of Riverina and then of Rockhampton; Primate of Australia, 1982–1989; knighted in 1983.
1990 2001 Peter Hollingworth Translated from the Inner City, Melbourne; Governor-General of Australia, 2001–2003.
2002 2022 Phillip Aspinall Previously assistant bishop in Adelaide; Primate of Australia, 2005–2014.


  1. ^ "Diocese: Brisbane". Anglican Communion. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Australian Dictionary of Biography: Frank Coaldrake". Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  3. ^ "The Anglican Diocese of Brisbane - Bishops and Archbishops". Anglican Diocese of Brisbane. Archived from the original on 28 March 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.

External links[edit]

Media related to Archbishops of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane at Wikimedia Commons