Bishop of the Northern & Western Region, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne

Bishop Philip Huggins

Bishop Philip Huggins was ordained in 1977, and has held clerical appointments in regional Victoria, metropolitan Melbourne, and appointments of Assistant Bishop in Perth and Bishop of Grafton, NSW. He is now Bishop of the Northern and Western Region of Melbourne and Geelong. Bishop Philip is Chair of the Anglican Diocese’s Social Responsibility Committee and Multi-Cultural Ministry Committee, and Chair of Board of Brotherhood of St Laurence. He is co-Chair of Christian World Service Commission (ACT for Peace), board member of St Laurence Community Services, and member of the Australian Churches Anti-Gambling Taskforce. His is on the Board of the Centre of Dialogue (La Trobe University), and the Australian Intercultural Society Advisory Board. He actively contributes to multi-faith and multi-cultural issues both locally and internationally.