The Eastern Region extends from Whittlesea and Kinglake, to Healesville and Warburton, the Dandenong Ranges, Rowville and Ferntree Gully, to Glen Waverley, Hawthorn, Kew and Bundoora.

There are 67 parishes in 11 local government areas, three hospitals with some form of Anglican chaplaincy, Anglican schools, several tertiary chaplains in universities and an Anglican Aged Care facility. Its communities are diverse, ranging from the historic commercial and shopping areas of Camberwell and Kew to the rural settings of Emerald, Warburton and Panton Hill.

Many nationalities are represented with recent significant growth in communities including Chinese, Sudanese, Indian and Sri Lankan. The region includes three major hospitals, universities, manufacturing and commercial enterprises as well as seven Anglican schools with nine campuses. The region is well resourced with people and property. The people in its many parishes and agencies are active in their local communities and generous in their collective support of national and international missions.

As at January 2012, 130 active clergy hold appointments in these 67 parishes, plus 18 chaplains who serve in the schools, hospitals and universities, and another 46 retired clergy and 81 lay ministers providing valuable support.

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The Eastern Region extends from Whittlesea and Kinglake, to Healesville and Warburton, the Dandenong Ranges, Rowville and Ferntree Gully, to Glen Waverley, Hawthorn, Kew and Bundoora.

There are 66 parishes in 11 local government areas, three local hospitals with some form of Anglican chaplaincy, Anglican schools, several tertiary chaplains in universities and an Anglican Aged Care facility. Its communities are diverse, ranging from the historic commercial and shopping areas of Camberwell and Kew to the rural settings of Emerald, Warburton and Panton Hill.

Shown below in orange-tan shade is the Eastern region of the Diocese.

 

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