|Bishop of Newcastle|
|Church||Anglican Church of Australia|
|Diocese||Diocese of Newcastle|
|Term ended||15 December 2012|
|Birth name||Brian George Farran|
|Born||15 December 1944|
|Alma mater||Australian National University|
Farran was educated at the Australian National University and St John's College Morpeth, New South Wales. Ordained in 1968 his first positions were curacies at St Phillip's O’Connor and St Alban's Griffith. He was then incumbent at the Church of the Epiphany, Lake Cargelligo, St Barnabas' North Rockhampton and St Saviour's Gladstone. In 1983 he became Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, Rockhampton and then an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Perth, serving first the Goldfields Region then the Northern Region. In 2005 he became the diocesan bishop of Newcastle. He is married to Robin Farran. He retired on 15 December 2012.
- Rigney, Sam (16 December 2012). "Anglican Bishop Farran retires". The Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
- Communion website
- Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991, ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
- Anglican Communion Directory, March 2000
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