Anglican Diocese of Armidale

The Anglican Diocese of Armidale exists to glorify God by introducing people to Jesus and helping them home to heaven.


Statement of Purpose, Board and CEO

Anglicare Northern Inland (ANI), in support of the Armidale Diocese’s outreach and discipleship goals, provides general counselling, life skills education and community outreach services within the Diocese in cooperation with the parishes and special districts.

Its services are available to all.

ANI conducts life skills education in fields as diverse as pre-marriage and marriage enrichment, parenting, pastoral care, financial management, anger management and problem gambling prevention.

It also engages in community outreach in the areas of emergency relief and disaster recovery and Indigenous community participation.

The chairman of the ANI Board is the Rev. Gus Batley and the Acting Chief Executive Officer is Mr. Larry Apthorpe.