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Update: Quakers Australia -Reimagining community

Updated Wednesday 24 June 2020

  • Some (not all) meetings are beginning to worship face-to-face again. See below for these change notices.

We are posting here ongoing updates on decisions and resources to support Friends and their local meetings in caring for one another and their neighbours during this health crisis. This page will be updated as news and resources become available.


New South Wales Regional Meeting:

  • Devonshire Street Local Meeting (Surry Hills NSW) 
    Worship: As of 7 June, we warmly welcome everyone to Meeting for Worship which begins at 10.45am AEST. We will be meeting with COVID-19 precautions in place. If you have any queries or suggestions or would like assistance in any way please contact Anne-Maree Johnston, Clerk on 02 9565 1972 or by email :
    Accomodation: As of 1 June, Devonshire Street Local Meeting is taking limited accommodation bookings, with COVID-19 precautions in place.

  • Wahroonga Local MeetingWahroonga LM is open again, with all COVID-19 precautions. Contact the Wahroonga Co-Clerks for more information:

Queensland Regional Meeting:

  • Queensland Friends worship each Sunday via Zoom from 10 am - 11 am, followed by small groups discussions. All are welcome. Please contact to be sent the link and details of each Sunday's activities. 

Victoria Regional Meeting:

  • Melbourne City Recognised Meeting, located at 484 William Street, West Melbourne, is experimenting having a face-to-face Meeting for Worship every Sunday at 10.30; this will be at the newly renovated Victorian Friends Centre and will form part of the online Meeting at that time. If you wish to attend the Meeting in person, you must register with David Parris at


CHANGES! Other Quaker organisations/activities:



Set below are details of various online meetings being held at this time. If you have difficulty joining in or have other questions, you can contact the Regional Meeting Clerks by clicking on the "Contact Clerk" button at the bottom of the relevant Regional Meeting web page. These are at Canberra area, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Northern Territory, Tasmania, Victoria or West Australia.


  • A Reflection: Living Deliberately, has been contributed by a Friend from Fleurieu Worshipping Group (SANTRM) as an aid to help us through these unsettling times.
  • NEW! Zoom Training Sessions & More! Helpful "go-to" place, with information about upcoming Zoom training sessions, tools for holding online meetings for worship, meetings for business and for developing online community in creative new ways.



Last modified: 
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 - 11:02am