Armidale Central Council

 

About Armidale Central Council

John Adams – Central Council President:

Spiritual Advisor – Margaret Atchison

Social Justice Representative – John Adams

Youth Representative – Sophie Warner

Twinning Officer – John Murrie

Community Diversity Officer – Jim Maher

 

2022 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Tuesday 08 February Armidale
Update Meeting Wednesday 29 March Online
Full Meeting Tuesday 10 May Armidale
Update Meeting Tuesday 28 June Online
Full Meeting Tuesday 09 August Armidale
Update Meeting Tuesday 20 September Online
Full Meeting Tuesday 08 November Armidale

 

2023 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Tuesday 14 February Armidale
Update Meeting Tuesday 28 March Online
Full Meeting Tuesday 10 May Armidale
Update Meeting Tuesday 28 June Online
Full Meeting Tuesday 09 August Armidale
Update Meeting Tuesday 20 September Online
Full Meeting Tuesday 08 November Armidale

 

Office:

Address:   11 Bundarra Road Armidale NSW 2350
Phone:  02 5776 0200
Fax:       02 6772 5772

 

Regional Councils and Conferences:

North Eastern Regional Council - President Kerry Muir

 

2023 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Tuesday 14 February Glen Innes
Full Meeting Tuesday 10 May Glen Innes
Full Meeting Tuesday 09 August Glen Innes
Full Meeting Tuesday 08 November Glen Innes

 

Tenterfield Mary Mother of the Church
    • President: Joe Marney
    • Address: 119 High Street Tenterfield NSW 2372
    • Phone: (02) 6736 2421
    • Email: ARM.cf.Tenterfield@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday: N/A
      • Tuesday: 10.30am – 12.30pm
      • Wednesday: N/A
      • Thursday: N/A
      • Friday: N/A
Warialda St Patrick's
    • President: Kay Power
    • Address: 23 Holden Street Warialda NSW 2402
    • Phone: (02) 6729 1805
    • Email: N/A
    • Hours: On Demand
Inverell Sacred Heart
    • President: Anthony Dale
    • Address: 31 Oliver Street Inverell NSW 2360
    • Phone: (02) 6722 1063
    • Mobile: 0400 699 610
    • Email: inverellconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday: 10:00am – 12:00pm
      • Tuesday: On call (0400 699 610)
      • Wednesday: 10:00am – 12:00pm
      • Thursday: On call (0400 699 610)
      • Friday: On call (0400 699 610)
Inverell St Mary's
    • President: TBA
    • Address: 8 Oswald Street Inverell NSW 2360
    • Phone: (02) 6722 2229
    • Email: N/A
    • Hours: Variable
Glen Innes St Patrick's
    • President: Warren McAllister
    • Address: 192 Bourke Street Glen Innes NSW 2370
    • Phone: (02) 6732 1362
    • Email: gleninnesconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Meetings: Mondays at 5:30pm
    • Hours:
      • Monday: Care and Support 1:00pm to 3:00pm  (interviews by appointment only)
      • Tuesday:
      • Wednesday: Care and Support 1:00pm to 3:00pm  (interviews by appointment only)
      • Thursday:
      • Friday:
Armidale Regional Council - President Kerry Steller

President - Kerry Steller

Secretary - Nick Hanson

Spiritual Advisor - Margaret Atchison

Youth Representative - Sophie Warner

 

2022 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Tuesday 08 February Armidale
Full Meeting Tuesday 03 May Guyra
Full Meeting Tuesday 02 August Armidale
Full Meeting Tuesday 08 November Uralla

 

2023 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Tuesday 07 February Armidale
Full Meeting Tuesday 02 May Guyra
Full Meeting Tuesday 07 August Armidale
Full Meeting Tuesday 07 November Uralla

 

Guyra St Mary of the Angels
    • President: Sue Adams
    • Address: 3 Cave Place Guyra NSW 2365
    • Phone: 0490 670 605 (appointment bookings)
    • Email: guyraconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday: N/A
      • Tuesday: N/A
      • Wednesday: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
      • Thursday: N/A
      • Friday: N/A
Armidale St Augustine’s
    • President: Paul Robinson
    • Address: 1 Crescent Street Armidale NSW 2350
    • Mobile: 0490 855 956
    • Email: AMC.cf.StAugustin@vinnies.org.au
    • Meeting: 3:00pm Every second Tuesday
Armidale St Gerard's
Armidale St Louise's
    • President: Peter Pickett
    • Address: 162 Rusden Street Armidale NSW 2350
    • Phone: (02) 6772 1492
    • Mobile: 0490 862 038
    • Email: armidaleconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday: 1.00pm – 3.30pm
      • Tuesday: 1.00pm – 3.30pm
      • Wednesday: Closed
      • Thursday: 1.00pm – 3.30pm
      • Friday: 1.00pm – 3.30pm
Armidale St Mary's
    • President: Sophie Warner
    • Address: 162 Rusden Street Armidale NSW 2350
    • Phone: (02) 6772 1492
    • Email: AMC.cf.StMary@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:  Variable
Armidale St Joseph’s
Uralla St Joseph's
    • President: TBA
    • Address: 20 Hill Street Uralla NSW 2358
    • Phone: (02) 6778 4997
    • Mobile: 0490 516 331
    • Email: uralla.conference@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday: N/A
      • Tuesday: N/A
      • Wednesday: N/A
      • Thursday: N/A
      • Friday: N/A
Namoi Barwon Regional Council - Acting President Vincent Tydd

 

2023 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Sunday 12 February Narrabri
Full Meeting Sunday 02 May  Narrabri
Full Meeting Sunday 13 August  Narrabri
Full Meeting Sunday 12 November  Narrabri

 

Moree St Therese
    • President: Maureen Baker
    • Address: 65 Frome Street Moree NSW 2400
    • Phone: (02) 6752 2385
    • Email: moreeconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday:
      • Tuesday:
      • Wednesday:
      • Thursday:
      • Friday:
Wee Waa St Andrew's
    • President: Wendy Phelps
    • Address: 68 Rose Street Wee Waa NSW 2388
    • Phone: 0490 864 160
    • Email: weewaaconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours: Wednesdays by appointment
Narrabri St Francis Xavier
    • President: Michael Rily
    • Address: 104 Barwan Street Narrabri NSW 2390
    • Phone: (02) 6792 5812
    • Email:  narrabriconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday:
      • Tuesday:
      • Wednesday:
      • Thursday:
      • Friday:
Gunnedah St Joseph's
    • President: Vincent Tydd
    • Address: 149 Marquis Street Gunnedah NSW 2380
    • Phone: (02) 6742 5318
    • Email: gunnedahconf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday:
      • Tuesday:
      • Wednesday:
      • Thursday:
      • Friday:
Tamworth Regional Council - President Jann Browne

 

2023 Meetings Date Location
Full Meeting Tuesday 21 February Tamworth
Full Meeting Tuesday 23 May Tamworth
Full Meeting Tuesday 22 August Tamworth
Full Meeting Tuesday 21 November Tamworth

 

Kootingal St Marie Therese
    • President: Paul Crayn
    • Address: : 7 Acacia Place Kootingal NSW 2352
    • Phone:  0490 324 142
    • Email: paul.crayn@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:   Variable
Quirindi St Joseph's
    • President: Bevan Lewis
    • Address: 40 Church Avenue Quirindi 2343 (PO BOX 288)
    • Phone: (02) 6746 1030
    • Email: quirindi.conference@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours: Tuesdays between 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Tamworth St Edward's
    • President: Cathy Norvill
    • Address: St Edwards Conference, SVDP, C/- PO Box 5002, South Tamworth NSW 2340
    • Phone: N/A
    • Email: cnorvill@hotmail.com
    • Hours: Variable
Tamworth St Louise
    • President: TBA
    • Address: 20 Roderick Street Tamworth NSW 2340
    • Mobile: 0407946928 / 0409657277
    • Email: tamworth.conf@vinnies.org.au
    • Hours:
      • Monday: 12.00pm – 4.00pm
      • Tuesday: N/A
      • Wednesday: 12.00pm – 4.00pm
      • Thursday: N/A
      • Friday: 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Tamworth St Nicholas
    • President: John Wallace
    • Address: 20 Roderick Street Tamworth NSW 2340
    • Phone: (02) 6766 4639
    • Email: N/A
    • Hours: Variable
Tamworth St Patrick's
    • President: Cheryl Backhouse
    • Address: 2 Panorama Road, Calala NSW 2340
    • Phone: (02) 6765 4202
    • Email: gcbackhouse@bigpond.com
    • Hours: Variable

 

Central Council Events

Armidale Festival Mass

ARMIDALE FESTIVAL MASS – SUNDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 2022

Sunday 25th September was a wonderful day with the commission of John Adams as Armidale Central Council President and Jann Browne as Tamworth Regional Council President at the St Mary and St Joseph’s Armidale Cathedral.  The Mass was followed by a workshop with members discussing spiritual growth and determining priorities for the Armidale Central Council in 2023.

Paul Burton

 

Bishop Kennedy commissioning John Adams & Jann Browne

 

Leo Tucker, Jann Browne, Bishop Kennedy,  Paul Burton, Brian Halligan & Neil Rabbett

 

Stephanie Hetherington & Jann Browne

 

Workshop

North West Community Sleepouts

LOCALS COME TOGETHER FOR VINNIES COMMUNITY SLEEPOUTS

Friday 19 August

Wow! We’re amazed by how our local community has come together during this time to support the Vinnies Community Sleepout in Armidale, Tamworth and Tenterfield on Friday August 19.
Thank you so much to everyone who made a donation or slept out, and a special mention to our local sponsors Armidale Servies Club and Wests Entertainment Group.

        

Central Council News

North West Update newsletter

A monthly newsletter to update members, volunteers and employees on relevant issues for the Armidale and Bathurst Central Council areas.

Publications
No Interest Loans now available locally

No Interest Loans (NILs) have been offered by the Society for many years now through a 1800 484 664 phone line.  Training conducted in March 2021 has now seen a number of Conferences across the Armidale Central Council area now offering face to face interviews and local support.  Information on NILs can be found on this MAVS link.  NILs is now available at the following conferences:

  • Armidale
  • Glen Innes
  • Inverell
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