Revd Macneil is currently working as a senior associate priest at Canberra's Holy Covenant Anglican Church and was previously Dean of St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide.
Several other Anglican women are working as Assistant Bishops in Australia. Revd Macneil said she was “surprised, overwhelmed, humbled” to be the first woman elected an Anglican Diocesan Bishop.
The concecration and installation service is expected early next year.
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- Grafton's new Bishop makes history: Sarah Macneil first Australian woman to lead a Diocese [Anglican Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn]