Airport Chaplaincy Down Under

Airport chaplaincy has a long and varied history in Australia and New Zealand. The first chaplaincies began in Melbourne and Sydney as part of industrial mission then spread to the other airports around Australia and across the Tasman to Auckland and Christchurch in New Zealand. Since the early 1970’s Australian airport chaplains have regularly attended IACAC conferences and played an active part in the Association hosting a total of five conferences to date. This year the October conference will be the sixth held in Australia and fifth in Melbourne.

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December 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

“It was only multi-faith because I was there.” So said a UK colleague about their experience of a recent conference they’d attended. 

It was a phrase that could be taken in several different ways, but as we look forward to our next conference in Melbourne (from Sunday 13 – Friday 18 October 2019), let’s hold that thought (whatever our faith tradition) for a moment…

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