Current Vacancies   

Bush Church Aid welcomes enquiries from committed Christians who wish to explore whether they have the convictions, gifts and character to serve God in the bush. Listed below are some current opportunities:

Queensland/Northern New South Wales Regional Officer  

The Bush Church Aid Society of Australia (BCA) invites mission-minded applicants for the full-time position of Regional Officer for Queensland/Northern NSW   

Preferred commencement date ­– Early 2021

BCA, an evangelical mission agency ministering within the Anglican Church throughout Australia, is seeking a leader who has a passion for mission plus gifts in communication, networking, pastoral care and mobilising volunteers. The nature of the task requires the person to be flexible, energetic and motivated. Self-management and administrative abilities are essential.

The successful applicant would be based in Brisbane and required to travel throughout the region, both in Queensland and Northern NSW. They would be licensed by the Archbishop of Brisbane, other Diocesan Bishops in the region, and be subject to the Faithfulness in Service code for clergy and church workers.

For a position description and application form contact BCA National Director, The Revd Canon Greg Harris at greg.harris@bushchurchaid.com.au or on (02) 9262 5017.

Applications close on Friday 9 October 2020

Coober Pedy, South Australia

The Anglican Diocese of Willochra and Bush Church Aid are seeking an ordained Anglican minister for an exciting pastoral position. It is fully stipended and includes accommodation.

Coober Pedy is an iconic outback community of over 1500 people located 850km north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway. It is a major tourism and service centre, best known for underground opal mining.

The ministry encompasses the underground Catacomb Church as well as mining chaplaincy at the nearby Prominent Hill site. The congregation has a long-standing commitment to solid teaching. There are many opportunities to reach out to the community and to tourists who visit the underground church

For further information please contact BCA National Director Greg Harris at National.Director@bushchurchaid.com.au 

Cloncurry, North West Queensland   

The Anglican Diocese of North Queensland and Bush Church Aid seek a suitable ordained Anglican Priest for this fully stipended position.

North Queensland is an extraordinarily beautiful and diverse Diocese which extends from Sarina (south of Mackay) all the way to the Torres Strait Islands and the PNG border. Most of the population live on the Pacific Coast, but the Diocese also goes inland all the way to the Northern Territory border. Cloncurry has a population of around 2900 and is located about 780 kilometres south-west of Townsville. It is a regional service centre and local industries include cattle-grazing and mining, as the area is home to some of Australia’s largest copper deposits.

To be appointed you must be an Anglican Priest in good standing and hold or be eligible to hold a Queensland “Blue Card”. The Diocese ordains women clergy. Priests who would like to make an expression of interest are encouraged to contact the The Rt Revd Dr Keith Joseph, Bishop of North Queensland, on bishopnq@anglicannq.org or (07) 4771 4175 option 1 or contact BCA National Director Greg Harris at National.Director@bushchurchaid.com.au or (02) 9262 5017