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Diocese of Adelaide
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Country Australia
Ecclesiastical province South Australia
Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide
  • 18 King William Road
  • North Adelaide SA 5006
Denomination Anglican
Established 25 June 1847 (1847-06-25)
Cathedral St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide
Language English
Current leadership
Parent church Anglican Church of Australia
  • Geoffrey Smith
  • (since 2017)

The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide is a diocese of the Anglican Church of Australia. It is centred in the city of Adelaide in the state of South Australia and extends along the eastern shore of the Gulf St Vincent from the town of Eudunda in the north to Aldgate in the south. The diocesan cathedral is Saint Peter's Cathedral in Adelaide. The diocese was founded in 1847 with Augustus Short as the first bishop. The incumbent Archbishop of Adelaide since 2017 has been Geoffrey Smith, who has also been the Anglican Primate of Australia since 2020.


The diocese was formed in 1847.

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