Flinders University - Association

The ACD delivers courses in the disciple of Theology on behalf of Flinders University through a formalised agreement.​Flinders awards Academic Status to ACD faculty members. Courses are offered online, Brooklyn Park and Bedford Park campuses.

Member Colleges

Uniting College for Leadership and Theology (UCLT)

Uniting College is the Uniting Church’s college for discipleship and ministry training in South Australia. We provide high quality, accessible education for all people: lay and those preparing for ordination and other specified ministries within the Uniting Church, so they may become effective leaders, empowered by the Spirit. We also provide study options for people from a range of church backgrounds with a personal interest in Christian theology.


Uniting College was formally known as Parkin-Wesley Theological College (changing in to Uniting college 2009). It was one of the founding consortia college of ACD in 1979.

Acting Principal: Rev Dr Christy Capper
Phone: (08) 8416 8420
312 Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Park SA 5034

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Other Associated Colleges

Newlife College

Newlife College goals are to provide a world-class educational institution that will develop missional leaders for the church of today and tomorrow as well as enable a broad range of people engage more deeply with the scripture, theology and ministry. We welcome students not only from our own denomination but from the wider church throughout Australia and overseas.

Executive Officer: Ms Tracey Hickey


4 Greenwich Court, Robina QLD 4226

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Saint Cyril and Methodist Orthodox Institute (SCMOI)

SCMOI serves to equip the current and future clergy, leaders teachers and Christian men and women generally in the knowledge, application and communication of the Orthodox Faith.

SCMOI is the theological and higher education institute of Australia and New Zealand Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church outside Russia and is the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

Institute Director: Very Rev Dr Peter Hill

Phone: (03) 8595 4322


28 Morwell Avenue, Dandenong VIC 3175

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The Australian Lutheran College (ALC)

Director of VET : Ms Emma Graetz

Phone: (08) 7120 8200


104 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

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The Commission  for Education Discipleship and Leadership (CEDAL)

CEDAL is responsible for providing education to members to enable them to grow in faith, discipleship and leadership; oversight of the theological education for the specified ministries of the Uniting Church (Lay Preachers, Pastor, Deacon and Minister of the Word) according to guidelines set by the Assembly.

Dr Elaine Ledgerwood

Phone: (08) 9260 9800


85-89 Edward St, Perth 6000 WA

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