The NCCA is 19 Christian Churches, gathered from across this wide brown land, who have embarked on a pilgrimage together. We each bring a widely varied history of place, experience, and theology, but we share a common faith and confession in the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour. We also share a common future as we are convinced that the future of Christians in Australia lies together, not in separation.

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General Secretary commences

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:46

Sr Elizabeth Delaney, Sister of the Good Samaritan (sgs) of the Order of St Benedict, has commenced as General Secretary with the National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA), based in Sydney. We welcome Elizabeth's ten year experience with ecumenical and inter-faith dialogues through the offices of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and her five years of service as a member of the NCCA Executive Committee. Please join with us in praise to the Lord for his continuing blessings to our council of churches in Australia. A formal commissioning service is being planned for 4 March 2015 in Sydney.


Martin Place Statement 16 Dec 2014

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 13:29




Social Justice Sunday - 28 September 2014

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 11:38



28 September 2014

Gambling and its Impact in Australia
Is Nothing Sacred?


The NCCA Social Justice Network has chosen the topic of “gambling” for the 2014 Social Justice Sunday resource in the hope of voicing the strong concerns held by the Churches about the encroachment of gambling and its destruction into the daily lives of many Australians. Poker machine reform is no longer on our national political agenda, however the expansion of gambling methods is extending, prompting the subtitle “is nothing sacred?”.

The resource is available in hard copy by phoning or emailing the NCCA. Copies may also be available from either your State Council of Churches or possibly your denomination Social Justice Officer.

Read more: Social Justice Sunday - 28 September 2014


Mosul, Iraq's Christians Seeking Asylum

Friday, 25 July 2014 19:09

Joint Media Release from the  National Council of Churches in Australia & the NSW Ecumenical Council

“…and should I not pity Nineveh, that great city…” (Jonah 4:11 NKJV)

`Genocide’ is how Bishop Daoud Nikdomios a Syrian Orthodox Bishop from Mosul described what has happened to the Christian people in Mosul, an Ancient City of the faithful people, near Nineveh, from the Apostolic times for nearly 2000 years.

``Everything is taken from us: churches, houses, clothes, money, even the babies nappies”. Bishop Daoud Nikdomios described how the crosses from the churches were removed, and how ISIS wanted to remove all the history of the church from Mosul.

Houses were marked with the letter `N’ in Arabic, - for “Nasarah” signifying they are homes for Christians. These homes are appropriated once people flee.

Read more: Mosul, Iraq's Christians Seeking Asylum