Highgate Hill, QLD - Park Uniting

Year Built: 1949

Denomination: Uniting

Address: 21 Hampstead Road, Highgate Hill, Queensland, 4101

Previous Denomination: Presbyterian

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Turrbal people

Last Updated: 12/03/2023

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History and Architecture:

Rev. Brian Whitlock of Sussex street church facilitated the establishment of this congregation. In the early 1950s, the congregation moved to the present new church (retaining the name 'Park Presbyterian Church') in Hampstead Road, Highgate Hill, the foundation stone of which was laid on 10 December 1949.

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone, laid to the Glory of God by Rev R.J.E. Moderator of the Presbytery of Brisbane on the 10th December 1949. Marks the Centenary of Park Presbyterian Church. 1849 - 1949."


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
1992 - 1994 Rev Taniela Fisi’ihoi U
1995 - 1998 Rev Kotoni Fihaki U
2000 - 2005 Rev John Hooper Locum
2005 - Rev Dr Lulu O-Ha’angana Senituli U
2022 - Rev Maile Molitika U


Built by Whitehouse & Co of Brisbane in 1913, for Park Presbyterian Church, South Brisbane. Additions were made in  1948 by Whitehouse Brothers of Brisbane. Installed in new Park Presbyterian Church, Highgate Hill, 1952 by Whitehouse Brothers. It has 2 manuals, 12 speaking stops and tubular-pneumatic action. Removed to storage at St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral, Toowoomba c.1998 by W.J. Simon Pierce of Brisbane.
A full description can bee seen here.



1. Church Website.
2. Organ Historical Trust of Australia.