"It’s a huge privilege to be involved in Christ’s mission in this diocese along with so many faithful, gifted and generous people."

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall

Archbishop of Brisbane

The Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall began his working life as a computer programmer for the Tasmanian Education Department before becoming a Deacon in 1988 and a Priest in 1989.

In 1991 he was appointed Priest to the Bridgewater-Gagebrook Special Area of Ministry, a large public housing estate in Hobart where he taught basic computer courses to people at Skillshare, and Christian Education Theory and Practice at the Hobart College of Technical and Further Education.

In 1994 Dr Aspinall became Director of Anglicare Tasmania and, in the last two years of that appointment, assumed the role of Archdeacon for Church and Society and was responsible for the oversight of all chaplains and Anglican caring organisations. He was consecrated an Assistant Bishop in Adelaide in 1998 and in 2002 appointed Archbishop of Brisbane, a role he continued in while serving as Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia from 2005-2014.

Other positions held include President of the South Australian Council of Churches and Chair of Anglicare Australia. He has served as a member of the Standing Committee of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia since 1995. Archbishop Aspinall holds a number of academic qualifications including a PhD from Monash University, a Master of Business from Deakin University and qualifications in science and technology.

He is married to Christa and they have two children.

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Regional Bishops

Bishop Jeremy Greaves

Bishop of the Northern Region

The Right Reverend Jeremy Greaves was ordained a Deacon in 1997 and a Priest in 1998 and has held a number of appointments in South Australia and the Northern Territory including Dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Darwin and Administrator of the Diocese of the Northern Territory.

Bishop Greaves came to Queensland in 2013 as Rector of Buderim Parish. He was appointed Bishop of the Northern Region in 2017.

Bishop Greaves is passionate about finding ways for the Church to engage with the wider community, be a respectful participant in public discourse and continue to be a place where everyone is welcome.

Bishop Greaves is married to Josie and they have three children.


Bishop John Roundhill

Bishop of the Southern Region

The Right Reverend John Roundhill was ordained a Deacon in 1993 and a Priest in 1994 and has vast experience in parish, school and international ministry, having worked in a parish in England, as a school chaplain in Scotland, and as Sub-Dean of St John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong.

Bishop Roundhill has returned to Queensland to be appointed as Bishop of the Southern Region in 2018, after working in the regional Diocese of Bendigo as Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral since 2012. Prior to this he served in Brisbane as Rector of Aspley-Albany Creek, and as an Area Dean and then Archdeacon.

Bishop Roundhill has a keen interest in social justice, and is committed to the mission of God and in seeing that mission expressed in contemporary ways.

Bishop Roundhill is married to Frances Thompson and they have two children.

Bishop Cameron Venables

Bishop of the Western Region

The Right Reverend Cameron Venables was ordained a Deacon in 1993 and a Priest in 1995 and has held a number of appointments throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Bishop Venables was consecrated a Bishop in 2014 and appointed Bishop of the Western Region. He was previously Ministry Coordinator and Rector of the All Saints’ Community in Rockhampton and the Chaplain to the Rockhampton Grammar School.

Bishop Venables has a passion for many forms of mission, social justice and creative arts. He is deeply thankful to God for the call to work with gifted ordained and lay leadership throughout the Western Region, and for the many signs of growth and vitality in parishes and schools.

Bishop Venables is married to Kate and they have three children.