News Releases

Local Australian Church Members Involved in ANZAC Day Events

Members of the Australia Hebersham, Penrith and Baulkham Hills Stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in local ANZAC Day Dawn Services.

Church Leaders Minister to Sydney Latter-day Saints

President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Gary E. Stevenson, also of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other visiting Church leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with and spoke to members of the Church in Sydney on Sunday 20th May.

Enthusiastic Audiences Applaud BYU Wind Symphony Australia Tour

After two years in the planning, the Brigham Young University (BYU) Wind Symphony from Utah, US, successfully completed their tour of Australia 18 May, 2018 which included concerts in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Reaffirms Political Neutrality

In light of recent news media reports about Australian Latter-day Saints participating alongside other citizens in democratic and political processes, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirms it is neutral in matters of party politics.

New Leadership for Sydney Australia Temple

Richard and Ann-Marie Osmotherly have been called to serve as the new president and matron of the Sydney Australia Temple, commencing their service later this year.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

How the Church Approaches Abuse

As followers of Jesus Christ, we condemn, in the strongest terms, offending (harming) or abusing children. Child abuse is despicable and heinous. It is not just a social malady and a criminal act; it is absolutely forbidden by the commandments of God.

Polynesian Cultural Festival a Success

People across Victoria recently came together to celebrate the heritage of Pacific Islanders in Melbourne at a Polynesian Cultural Festival held April 28th at the Narre Warren Stake (diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Lifting Hearts Through Music and Service

Along with providing magnificent concerts for their appreciative audiences across eastern Australia, the members of the BYU Wind Symphony took some time out of their touring schedule to perform some valuable community service. 

BYU Wind Symphony Wows Crowds in Sydney

Sydney church and community members were treated to an impressive repertoire of musical pieces performed by the visiting Brigham Young University Wind Symphony at the Chatswood Concourse.

The Value of Pastoral Care and Personal Interviews

Personal interviews are an important part of ministering to those in a congregation. They offer an opportunity for a leader to know an individual better and to help them live the gospel of Jesus Christ. The following provides a balanced perspective in light of a recent article published in The Age newspaper.