Barwon District Anglican Parish

Diocese of Armidale



The Barwon District Anglican Parish encompases the towns of Walgett and Collarenebri.

Walgett is a town in northern New South Wales, 691km NW of Sydney. It is near the junctions of the Barwon and Namoi Rivers and the Kamilaroi and Castlereagh Highways. In 2016, the town of Walgett had a population of 2,145.

Collarenebri is a small town situated on the Barwon River approximately 75 kilometres northeast of Walgett. In the 2016 census, Collarenebri had a population of 650.

George & Carmel Ferguson

Serving with BCA since February 2018 (Barwon District since January 2020)


George & Carmel Ferguson moved to Walgett in January 2020 where George commenced work as Curate-in-Charge of the Barwon District Anglican Parish

George & Carmel became BCA Field Staff in January 2018. George completed a two year Aboriginal Ministry Traineeship based at St Peter's South Tamworth where he focused on the Coledale Front Yard Fellowship, a mid-week church service connected with St Peter’s. He also studied a Diploma of Bible Theology online with Moore College.

They have three adult children: Samuel, Benjamin and Darlene.


The Fergusons' October Prayer Points
Pray for Rod Chiswell (our bishop), as he continues to source people to fill vacant parishes in the Armidale Diocese.