Parish Clergy

Rector: Father Peter Manuel

Associate Priest: The Reverend Doctor John Cardell-Oliver

Assistant Curate:  Father Jeff Astfalck
Jeff was raised in North Queensland and joined the Royal Australian Navy as a Midshipman in 1983.  On completing his initial service Jeff retired as a Lieutenant and joined the Australian Submarine Corporation as the Training Manager for the COLLINS Class submarines.  Whilst at ASC, Jeff was accredited as a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.  Thereafter he spent twenty years in the Information Technology & Communications industry in Perth.  Jeff has served as a Verger at the Cathedral, as a Sports Chaplain and a YouthCARE School Chaplain.  He is a priest in the Anglican Church and an Oblate of St Mark's Anglican Benedictine Abbey.   He has completed a Masters of Divinity, a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma in Education (Computer Ed).  Jeff is a Life Member of Southern Lions Rugby Union Football Club, a Life Member of the Friends of St George's Cathedral, a recipient of the Australian Defence Force Medal, a member of the Highgate RSL, and Chaplain to the Kings Park Honour Avenue Group.  Jeff is married with an adult son.  The family enjoy camping and going bush in their 1988 F-150.