What we do

  • Extend the influence of the Cathedral in the Diocese and City of Townsville
  • Help to ensure, for future generations, the presence and security of a great building which continues to be an inspiration to all who visit it
  • Encourage the development of community interest and contact with the Cathedral to promote pastoral, cultural and historical programs
  • Support the Chapter in their concern for the physical welfare of the Cathedral
  • Provide support for Cathedral events
  • Provide support through regular financial membership
  • Act as stewards and/or guides to exercise a ministry to visitors
  • Assist in the Cathedral Gift Shop (when established)
  • Provide financial support for particular projects that help to maintain or enhance the Cathedral
  • Sponsor social events and assist with their organisation, including catering
  • Sponsor events where members of the Cathedral community and invited guests may have an exchange of views on matters of mutual interest and/or learn more about activities of the Cathedral
  • Support social events which can provide opportunities for networking and outreach to the wider community
  • Actively seek to expand membership

Become a member

As a Member you will:

  • Support the life of the mother church of the Diocese
  • Support the conservation of a national treasure
  • Participate in caring for the Cathedral, maintaining its worship and fabric, enhancing its beauty and extending its influence in the Diocese and City of Townsville
  • Join a world-wide community of people who support the Cathedral, have an interest in its life and share a concern for its physical welfare.
  • Receive invitations to attend occasional social gatherings where you can meet other people with similar interests and enjoy good fellowship.
  • Receive advance notice of special Cathedral events, including Services of Worship, Music Recitals and other activities of interest
  • Receive a regular copy of the Cathedral’s newsletter “The Anglican Visitor”
  • Receive a regular copy of the Friends Newsletter
  • Membership Applications are now available

Please contact Friends via e-mail and ask about membership. 


Membership Fees: Ordinary Membership $30, Family $40, Corporate $250, Life $500, Concession (Student/Pensioner) $20, Remote $20.

Corporate Membership includes one free advertisement in the Newsletter.


Please contact us to find out when our next meeting is. All are welcome!