Our Bishops and our Diocese

The Diocese

The Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn covers a large part of south-eastern NSW, from Marulan and Goulburn in the north, Temora in the north west, across to the eastern sea-board to Bateman's Bay, southwards and the Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory and Canberra, and further west to include Yass, Wagga, Wagga, Holgate and surrounding areas.

Our Diocesan Bishops:

Mesac Thomas   1863-1892  

William Chalmers 1892-1901  

Christoper Barlow 1902-1915  

Lewis Radford  1915-1933 

Ernest Burgmann  1934 - 1960 (became Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn in 1950) 

Kenneth Clements 1961-1971 

Cecil Warren 1972 - 1983

Owen Dowling 1983-1993  

George Browning 1993-2008 

Stuart Robinson 2009 - 2018

Mark Short 2019 -

The Right Rev'd Dr Mark Short was consecrated 11th Bishop of Canberra & Goulburn Diocese in March 2019. 

The Right Rev'd Carol Wagner was consecrated Assistant Bishop on 22nd February 2020