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Diocese of Newcastle
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Country Australia
Ecclesiastical province New South Wales
Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney
Denomination Anglican
Established 25 June 1847 (1847-06-25)
Cathedral Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle
Language English
Current leadership
Parent church Anglican Church of Australia
Bishop of Newcastle
  • Peter Stuart
  • (since 2018)
  • Katherine Bowyer
  • (since 2017)
Archdeacons Arthur Copeman (Archdeacon of Newcastle)
Rod Bower (Archdeacon for Justice Ministries and Chaplaincy)

The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle in Australia is a diocese of the Anglican Church of Australia. The diocese is located in the state of New South Wales. It is centred in the city of Newcastle and extends along the state's coast from Woy Woy to Laurieton and inland to Merriwa and Murrurundi.

The diocese was founded from the Diocese of Australia by letters patent of 25 June 1847. The cathedral church of the diocese is Christ Church Cathedral in Newcastle.

The diocesan bishop is the Bishop of Newcastle. On 25 November 2017, Peter Stuart, the assistant bishop at the time, was elected as the diocesan bishop. He was installed at Christ Church Cathedral on 2 February 2018.

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