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Hon Rev Dr Lynn Arnold AO FAICD: Former CEO of Anglicare & Former SA Premier, now ordained Minister

Lynn is currently an assistant priest at St Peter's Anglican Cathedral and a Reader [Public Theology] at St Barnabas Theological College.  He also has a weekly radio program on 1079Life ('Sunday Night with Lynn Arnold').

Lynn chairs the state board of the Crawford Fund 'Food for a More Secure World', the board of the Don Dunstan Foundation and also the Advisory Board of the Research Centre for Languages and Culture (UniSA).  In addition, he is a member of the Public Affairs Commission of the Anglican Church of Australia. 

Besides being an Australia Day Ambassador, Lynn also holds a number of other such roles such as Reconciliation Ambassador (for Reconciliation SA), Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals (for the United Nations Association of Australia) and Justice Advocate (for Second Chances). He is patron for a number of organisations.

Previously, Lynn had senior leadership roles in World Vision [1997-2007] and Anglicare SA [2008-2012].  Prior to this involvement in community service organisations, Lynn served in the South Australian Parliament for fifteen years which included over eleven years as a member of Cabinet (with a fifteen month stint as Premier). Lynn is married to Elaine; they have five children and, at most recent count, five grandchildren.

 

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