For 126 years, ADM's work has responded to context and need, but we have had an enduring underlying mission: to raise up women with theological formation for practical and public engagement. We do so for the Church and the common good.

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2017 Annual Funding Event

ADM has awarded $60,000 in funding to support projects by Christian women at its second Annual Funding Event on 20 September 2017.

At the event 18 finalists pitched their ideas to a judging panel and guests, across four project categories: Ministry & Mission, Mercy & Justice, Mental Health & Pastoral Care and Arts & Culture.

The projects ranged from those supporting people living with disability, trafficked women and at-risk mothers, to gospel music ministry.

Click here to read more and to find out who the winners were


ADM's 2017 Visiting Fellow

ADM's 2017 Visiting Fellow is New York writer, critic and scholar Alissa Wilkinson. Her visit from 9 – 14 October included a number of exciting events, such as  the ADM Annual Public Lecture.

Click here to hear more about Alissa's events


ADM 2018 Fellowships

The ADM Fellowships Program seeks to recognise and support Christian women who demonstrate excellence in their field and provide platforms to engage the public with their work. Our Fellows receive up to $80,000 as a bursary to work on a specific project, office space at ADM and free priority access to Engage.

Applications for 2018 Fellowships open on 23 August 2017 and close on 30 September 2017.

Apply now

annual funding event 2017

You have an idea about how to use your gifts. And whether you’re developing a ministry, running a project that brings mercy and justice, starting a company that brings good into the world, or creating an arts initiative, we want to hear about it. 

Click here more information about our Annual Funding Event 2017. 


Loss, Grief and trauma care pilot project for aboriginal women

Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship Australia (AEF) and Anglican Deaconess Ministries (ADM) have come together to design a Loss, Grief and Trauma Care Pilot Project for Aboriginal Women.

The 11-month project – beginning on 31 July 2017 – will be rolled out initially across Queensland, NSW and Victoria. It aims to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to explore their experiences of loss, grief and trauma, and facilitate healing through the use of creative tools – all within a biblical framework. Read more here...


We warmly invite you to explore our garden in the heart of the city, designed especially to help you flourish as God’s Kingdom-builders. 

Space to learn    
Our library shelves are bursting with resources that will expand your knowledge and understanding of God’s Kingdom.

Space to grow
Our spacious reading room offers a quiet shared study space, where MAC students and other women can reflect, learn and become immersed in Kingdom-focused endeavours. 

Space to connect   
Our new kitchen space is warm and inviting, with a large communal dining table where staff, students and ADM community members can enjoy engaging with each other.

Space for opportunities
How can we help you flourish? We’d love to hear your ideas and feedback. Connect with us here.