News and Media

Access podcasts, past sermons and articles, along with recent news and announcements.

Latest News

Vale Bishop James Grant AM (TC 1950) - 11 July 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bishop James Grant AM, an alumnus, former employee and leader, and one of Trinity’s closest friends and ongoing supporters. Bishop Grant was 87 years old.

Our expanded scholarship program will transform lives - 16 May 2019
If you know of a student planning to study at the University of Melbourne or the University of Divinity through our Theological School, encourage them to explore the scholarships on our website to see what assistance is available to them, particularly if such financial support might make the difference between attending Trinity or not.  

Congratulations to Kay Goldsworthy AO, the Bill Cowan Alum of the Year 2019​
A record 350 alumni flocked to the College Oak tree on the evening of Friday 22 February 2019 for Trinity’s Drinks Under the Oak, an annual event enjoyed by Residential College alumni for seven decades. A highlight of the evening was the awarding of the Bill Cowan Alum of the Year 2019, an award that recognises an alumnus or alumna who has made an outstanding contribution to Trinity or the greater community during the previous year - and this year’s award went to Kay Goldsworthy AO, who trained in theology as a resident of Trinity from 1980 to 1983. To read more, click on the link above. 

Trinity Welcomes New Theological School Staff
Following the retirement from Trinity of two long-standing members of faculty, the Reverend Dr Cecilia Francis and the Reverend Dr Don Saines, two new staff have been appointed after a national search. The Reverend Dr Fergus King will take up the important role of Director of the Centre for Ministry Education, while Dr Rachelle Gilmour has been appointed as Lecturer in Old Testament. They begin their new roles in February, 2019. To read more, click on the link above. 

Appointment of New Dean of the Trinity College Theological School
Trinity College is delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Dr Robert (Bob) Derrenbacker as the next Dean of the Trinity College Theological School. He will join Trinity College in January, 2019. To read more, click on the link above. 

Trinity Tradition Continues With The Election of New Bishop of Gippsland
Trinity College is delighted by the news that the Revd Dr Richard Treloar (TC 1988) has been elected the thirteenth Bishop of Gippsland. Richard will succeed the Most Revd Kay Goldsworthy AO (TC 1981) who is now Archbishop of Perth.

Trinity host Robin Sharwood Lecture series
In March 2018, Trinity College hosted the inaugural Robin Sharwood Lecture in Church Law before holding another lecture in conjunction with St James' Institute on Thursday 19 April 2018.

Kay Goldsworthy Installed As Archbishop of Perth
On Saturday, 10 February 2018, the Rt Revd Goldsworthy (TC 1981) was installed as the 8th Archbishop of Perth. 

Trinity Appoints New Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Scott Kirkland has been appointed as inaugural Postdoctoral Fellow for the Trinity College Theological School commencing in February 2018.

Podcasts and Videos

Podcast with The Revd Dr Robert (Bob) Derrenbacker
An interview by Dr Carolyn Alsen with the Dean Elect of Trinity College Theological School, The Revd Dr Robert (Bob) Derrenbacker (1 August 2018). 

Podcast with The Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee
An interview by Dr Carolyn Alsen with The Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee about St. Paul's use of Adam (24 May 2018).

Sermons, Articles and Lectures

48th Barry Marshal Memorial Lecture: Women's Leadership in the Anglican Church of Australia
Trinity alumna Kay Goldsworthy was installed as the 8th Archbishop in Perth in February 2018, becoming the first woman in the world to be given the title of Archbishop within the Anglican communion. Prior to that, in 2017, she became a member of the Order of Australia (AO). On 22 August 2018, she returned to Trinity to deliver an address about women’s leadership in the Anglican church in Australia. Kay prompted the audience to consider how successful leadership by women is measured and the way the theological landscape is changing across the country.

A Theological Culture for Ministry Education
By the Revd Dr Don Saines, Director, Ministry Education Centre, Theological School Commencement Service, 27 February 2017.

Mother's Day
By Mr Campbell Bairstow, Dean & Deputy Warden, Trinity College, at Evensong, 8 May 2016.