Coolangatta, QLD - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Augustine

Address: Crn Tweed and McLean Streets, Coolangatta, Queensland, 4225

Architect: J.P. Donoghue

Architectural Style: Romanesque

Traditional Owners: Yugambeh people

Last Updated: 07/04/2024

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History and Architecture:

The Church was opened in 1926. The design was Italian Romanesque with a campanile rising to a height of 110 feet and seating for 800 people.

A Foundation stone reads, " he Foundation stone of this church to the Honour and Glory of God under the patronage of St Augustine was blessed and laid by The Most Reverend J. Duhig D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane 13th April 1925. The Rev L. Carlton P.P. ".


This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1924 - 1940 Father Leo Carlton
1932 - 1967 Father Dudley Boland Asst 1932
1940 - Father Douglas Asst
1968 - 1993 Father Martin Brady
1993 - 1993 Father Leo Wright
1993 - Father Kevin Smith
2023 - Father John Scarrott


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.



1. 75 Year Anniversay of the Parish of Saint Augustine Coolangatta / Tungin 1924 - 1999