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Gianni, Stephen

  • Commenced as Director - Social Action & Research on 13 November 2000

 

Grant, The Right Revd James ( - 2019)

James Alexander Grant AM was an Australian Anglican bishop who was the Dean of Melbourne from 1985 to 1999.[1] He died on 10 July 2019.

Grant was educated at the University of Melbourne where he took a BA(Hons) in history. After further studies at the Trinity College Theological School, Melbourne, during 1957 and 1958, where he was awarded the Hey Sharp Prize in the Licentiate of Theology examination, he was ordained in 1959.[2][3] He also obtained a Bachelor of Divinity from the Melbourne College of Divinity in 1968.[2]

After curacies in Murrumbeena and Broadmeadows he was chaplain to Frank WoodsAnglican Archbishop of Melbourne from 1966 until his consecration as a coadjutor bishop in Melbourne in 1970.[4] Grant was also Chaplain of Trinity College from 1970–75, and was Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, 1985–99. He has been Chairman of Lowther Hall CEGGS, Tintern CEGGS, Melbourne CEGGS, the Brotherhood of St Laurence, and the Mission to Streets and Lanes.[2]


Grant collaborated with Geoffrey Serle in the publication of The Melbourne Scene (1957), is the author of the centenary history of Trinity College, Perspective of a Century (1972), and a history of Anglicans in Victoria, Episcopally Led and Synodically Governed: Anglicans in Victoria 1803–1997 (2010). He received a Jubilee Medal in 1977 and a Centenary Medal in 2001 and in his retirement continued to serve Trinity College as its bequest officer.[2] His widow is Rowena Armstrong AO QC, a former Victorian Chief Parliamentary Counsel. Source: Wikipedia [viewed 15 July 2019]

 

Ordained in 1959, he served as Archbishop’s Chaplain 1966–70, Trinity College Chaplain 1970–75, was consecrated Bishop in 1970, and was Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, 1985–99. He has been Chairman of Lowther Hall CEGGS, Tintern CEGGS, Melbourne CEGGS, the Brotherhood of St Laurence, and the Mission to Streets and Lanes.

 

Bishop Grant collaborated with Geoffrey Serle in the publication of The Melbourne Scene (1957), is the author of the College history, Perspective of a Century (1972) and this year published a history of Anglicans in Victoria, Episcopally Led and Synodically Governed: Anglicans in Victoria 1803–1997. He received a Jubilee Medal in 1977 and a Centenary Medal in 2001 and continues to serve Trinity College as its Bequest Officer.

 

1968: Brotherhood St Laurence Council member

1970: BSL Board member

1971: Bishop James Grant, consecrated Bishop Coadjutor of Melbourne on December 21st, is a Companion and a member of the Brotherhood Board. [Companions of St Laurence, February, 1971]

1972-1987:  The Right Rev'd James Grant appointed Chairman of the Board of the Brotherhood (1972)

1973: The much needed new office block in Fitzroy which includes extensions to the Coolibah Centre was nearing completion

1988-1996: BSL Charter member

2010: Elected by the College Council as the first Senior Fellows of Trinity College (21 October)

 

 

Green, David

1978: Seconded from the Social Welfare Department to Brotherhood of St Laurence from the 14th of June 1978 to the 9th of March 1979.

1980: David Green, formerly Director of Regional Services with the Victorian Department of Community Welfare Services, appointed as the BSL's Associate Director - Social Services (May 1980)

1981: David Green presented a proposal for the development of Limurru as a neighbourhood children's centre

1982: David Green (director of BSL's Community Services) appointed convenor of the Review of Early Childhood Services Committee, established by the Victorian Government's Health, Education & Community Welfare Services Departments.

1984: David Green, Director of Community Services appointed head of the newly established Affirmative Employment Unit

1985: Appointed Associate Director Social Services

1986:  David Green left BSL to take a position as Manager, Prgramme Implementation in the Victorian Department of Community Welfare (June) (BSL Annual Report, 1986). 

 

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