List of Australian monasteries

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The following is a list of the 14 monasteries and 2 sketes, both male and female, in Australia.



  • Male monastic communities: 9 monasteries, 1 skete
    • Monks: 19 known.
  • Female: 5 monasteries, 1 skete
    • Nuns: 24 known.

By Jurisdiction

  • ROCOR: 7 monastic communities.
    • 4 male monasteries, 1 male skete. 9 known monks.
    • 2 female monasteries. 10 nuns.
  • GOA: 5 active monasteries. 3 male, 2 female.
    • 3 male monasteries. 8 monks.
    • 2 female monasteries. 11 nuns.
  • Serbian: 3 monastic communities. 2 male monasteries, 1 female skete.
    • 2 male monasteries.
    • 1 female skete. 2 known nuns
  • Antiochian: 1 female monastery.
    • 0 male monasteries.
    • 1 female monastery. 1 nun.

Listing of Monastic Communities by State

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

South Australia



Western Australia

Listing of Monastic Communities by Jurisdiction

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

Serbian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand

ROCOR - Australian and New Zealand Diocese


Orthodoxy in Australia: Monasteries
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Male: Pantanassa | St George | St John
Female: Gorgoepikoos | Holy Cross
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Male: Holy Transfiguration | Archangel Michael
Proph. Elias | St John the Baptist | Holy Trinity
Female: Our Lady of Kazan | Presentation
Other Jurisdictions
Male: New Kalenic (Serbian) | St Sava (Serbian)
Female: St Anna (Antiochian) | Nativity Skete (Serbian)