Bishop of Grafton

The Right Reverend Dr Sarah Macneil BAS (Hons), BTh, PhD is the 11th Bishop of Grafton and was consecrated as bishop and installed as Bishop of Grafton in Christ Church Cathedral Grafton on 1st March 2014. In doing so, Bishop Macneil became the first woman in Australia to lead a diocese.

Bishop Macneil’s consecration as a bishop follows service as a priest and archdeacon in the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, and Dean of St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide as well as involvement in the General Synod Standing Committee, membership of the Anglican Consultative Council Standing Committee, and directorship of Anglican Alliance. Bishop Sarah is now a board member of the Anglican Board of Mission – Australia.

Mrs Maree Collett is the Bishop’s Personal Assistant and handles the Bishop’s correspondence and diary. You can contact Maree on (02) 6642 4122 and