The Registrar

The Registrar of the Diocese is accountable to the Archbishop and, through the Archbishop, to the Synod.  The Registrar is Malcolm Tadgell.

The Registrar provides high level organisation and strategic support to the ministry of the Archbishop and Assistant Bishops and supports them in the implementation of the Diocesan Vision and Strategic Plan.  The Registrar also discharges the statutory functions under Synod legislation.  The Registrar is the Secretary of the Synod, the Archbishop in Council and the Melbourne Anglican Trust Corporation.   

The Registrar leads the Registry Office, which serves Parishes and Authorised Anglican Congregations within the Diocese, including in the following areas:

Clergy licensing and professional standards’ clearances (by engaging with Kooyoora)

Safe ministry 

Disability inclusion

Synod arrangements and matters of parish and Diocesan governance

Diocesan legislation, regulations and policies and procedures

Trust management 

Information reporting, records management and archives, and

Compliance management. 

Wominjeka: The office of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne stands on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri/Woiwurrung people of the Kulin Nation.
We pay our respects to elders past and present, and affirm our commitment to the work of reconciliation.

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