Diocesan Office

The Diocesan Office for the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle provides administrative support for clergy and parishes throughout the Diocese.  It is also the Bishop of Newcastle’s office.

(02) 4926 3733    Fax: (02) 4926 1968 info@newcastleanglican.org.au 134 King St, Newcastle PO Box 817, Newcastle NSW 2300

Office hours: 8:30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Staff

The Diocesan Office Staff resource the Bishop and his Ministry Team, and the ministries of the parishes and organisations of the Diocese.

  • Executive Team

    Stephen Phillips

    Diocesan Chief Executive
    Oversees the effective operations of the Diocese including governance, finance and administrative services.
    All enquiries to ExecutiveTeam@newcastleanglican.org.au

    Jenny Chung 

    Chief Financial Officer
    Financial matters for Diocesan Budget, Trusts, Trustees of Church Property and parishes
    All enquiries to ExecutiveTeam@newcastleanglican.org.au

    Linda Wilson

    Chief Operating Officer
    Oversight of the financial and operational functions of the diocese.
    All enquiries to ExecutiveTeam@newcastleanglican.org.au

    Alison Dalmazzone

    Executive Assistant to the Bishops
    Bishop’s diary and engagements, confirmations, clergy leave and all enquiries relating to the Bishop.

    Jemma Hore

    Executive Assistant to Diocesan Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer
    Responsible for the Diocesan Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer’s diary, engagements, administrative support and all enquiries relation to the Diocesan Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer.

  • Parish Services

    Linda Wilson

    Chief Operating Officer
    Synod Arrangements, Diocesan Council, Insurance, Legal Matters, Law Book, Diocesan Handbook, Clergy Movements as well as enquiries regarding parish information, returns and  support.
    All enquiries to ExecutiveTeam@newcastleanglican.org.au

    Louise Mackay

    Communications Manager
    Media enquiries, website updates, editor for The Anglican Encounter, social media

    Brendon Lowndes

    Property and Risk Officer
    Matters regarding building, regulatory body compliance codes and all work health & safety matters

    Jane Mowbray

    Parish and Administrative Support
    Parish services enquiries including insurance, licenses and Property Approvals Board.

    Debbie Torok

    Parish and Administrative Support
    Responsible for minutes, meeting enquiries, Diocesan records, archives, Working With Children Checks and licensing.

    Amanda Zaicos

    Parish and Administrative Support
    Safe Ministry Training, RSVP’s to Events, Parish Information

  • Finance

    Jenny Chung 

    Chief Financial Officer
    Financial matters for Diocesan Budget, Trusts, Trustees of Church Property and parishes
    All enquiries to ExecutiveTeam@newcastleanglican.org.au

    Terese Innes

    Accountant
    Financial matters for Diocesan Budget, Trusts, Trustees of Church Property and parishes

    Jessica Murnane (nee Read)

    Anglican Savings and Development Fund Manager
    Enquiries regarding the ASDF

    Carolyn Zdjelar

    Finance Officer / Assistant Accountant (Part Time)
    Accounts Liaison, Receipting, Payments and Missions enquiries

    Jane Dumsa

    Payroll Officer (Part Time)
    Payroll enquiries, accounts, invoice follow up

  • Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation (NASC)

    Alan Green

    Chief Executive Officer

    Lorin Livingstone

    Business Manager
    Enquiries about NASC finance matters.

  • Professional Standards - 1800 774 945

    Michael Elliott

    Director of Professional Standards
    Responsible for complaint handling, professional standards matters including Safe Ministry training in the Diocese.

    Cathy Rose

    Professional Standards 

  • CEY Ministries (Children, Education and Youth)

    Kate Baker

    SRE Co-ordinator
    SRE and Education enquiries