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Freemantle, WA - St Patrick's Catholic

Freemantle, WA - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 47 Adelaide Street, , Freemantle Western Australia, 2795

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Ganmain, NSW - St Brendan's Catholic

Ganmain, NSW - St Brendan's Catholic

Address: 45 Langham Street, , Ganmain New South Wales, 2702

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Garah, NSW - Our Lady Help of Christians
Gardenvale, VIC - St James Catholic

Gardenvale, VIC - St James Catholic

Year Built: 1891

Address: 73 North Road, , Gardenvale Victoria, 3185

The first Church was a wooden building constructed by the Very Reverend M Carey on the site facing North Road in 1882. It was a temporary building, used as a Church on Sundays and a schoolhouse on weekdays. Extensions were made in 1889. It was blessed by Dr Reville, the Co-adjutor Bishop of Sandhurst, in 1892. Construction of the…

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Gatton, QLD - St Mary's Catholic

Gatton, QLD - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 15 Maitland Street, , Gatton Queensland, 4343

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Gawler, SA - St Peter and Paul Catholic

Gawler, SA - St Peter and Paul Catholic

Year Built: 1850

Address: 1 Parnell Square, , Gawler South Australia, 5118

The Gawler Catholic Mission began with the appointment of two English Cistercian Monks – Frs Norbert and Wolfrey, by Bishop of Adelaide, Doctor Murphy – and they arrived in Gawler in August 1848 from Tasmania. The church is built on the site of Gawler's first Roman Catholic church, built in 1850, which was South Australia's second…

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Geelong, VIC - St Mary's of the Angels Catholic

Geelong, VIC - St Mary's of the Angels Catholic

Year Built: 1842

Address: 136 Yarra Street, , Geelong Victoria, 3220

On 27 November 1842, when a small wooden chapel was erected on Geelong's Yarra Street, thanks to donations from the congregation. This modest hut was one of Geelong's first churches. In 1846 the foundations for a stone church were laid on the present site. The foundation stone was laid by Fr. P.B. Geoghegan and the church was completed…

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Geeveston, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Geeveston, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 4690 Huon Highway, Geeveston, Tasmania, 7116

The Church was established in 1864.

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Gembrook, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Gembrook, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: Main Street, , Gembrook Victoria, 3783

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George Town, TAS - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

George Town, TAS - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1978

Address: 35 Goulburn Street, , George Town Tasmania, 7253

A small band of soldiers and a handful of convicts formed the congregation at George Town's first Mass, celebrated on June 1, 1821, by Tasmania's pioneer priest, Father Philip Conolly. For a century and a half, the little holiday town seemed lazily quiescent, only to come alive at holiday time when a horde of sun-worshippers from…

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Gerringong, NSW - Star of the Sea Catholic

Gerringong, NSW - Star of the Sea Catholic

Address: 166 Fern Street, , Gerringong New South Wales, 2534

The Church was established in 1882. A Foundation stone reads, " St Mary Star of the Sea Gerringong The Extended Church was dedicated by Most Reverend Philip Wilson D.D. J.C.L. 3rd Bishop of Wollongong Sunday August 11 1996. Patrick Kenna Parish Priest".

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Geurie, NSW - Holy Name of Jesus Catholic

Geurie, NSW - Holy Name of Jesus Catholic

Year Built: 1905

Address: 57 Jennings Street, , Geurie New South Wales, 2831

A Foundation stone reads, " Laid by Dr Dunne Bishop of Bathurst June 18th 1905".

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Gin Gin, QLD - St Michael's Catholic

Gin Gin, QLD - St Michael's Catholic

Address: 21 May Street, , Gin Gin Queensland, 4671

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Gisborne, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Gisborne, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1855

Address: Aitken Street, , Gisborne Victoria, 3437

In 1855 Father Madden was appointed parish priest of the Blackwood Parish. This consisted of Gisborne, Bacchus Marsh and Ballan.* In 1852 the Vicar General applied for a grant of 2 acres on the corner of Aitken and Fishers Strets to be reserved for a church and school. Michael Brady, a local timer merchant assisted in raising the funds…

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Gladfield, QLD - The Immaculate Heart Catholic

Gladfield, QLD - The Immaculate Heart Catholic

Address: Allora Goomburra Road, , Gladfield Queensland, 4370

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Gladstone, QLD - Star of the Sea Catholic

Gladstone, QLD - Star of the Sea Catholic

Address: 181 Goondoon Street, , Gladstone Queensland, 4680

Dean Murlay was appointed as the first Parish Priest of Gladstone and arrived on April 24, 1901 at the age of 69. He had to sell the Church soon after arriving to make way for the railway and with the proceeds he purchased land closer to the centre of town for £300. That was in July. He had a church/school constructed on the land and it…

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Gladstone, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Gladstone, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1928

Address: 7 West Terrace, , Gladstone South Australia, 5473

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 April 1928 by Reverend A Killian D.D.

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Glebe, NSW - St Jame's Catholic

Glebe, NSW - St Jame's Catholic

Year Built: 1878

Address: 2 Woolley Street, , Glebe New South Wales, 2037

The Foundation stone was laid on 7 July 1877 by Archbishop Roger Bede Vaughan. By 1 September 1878, the church of St James, built in the Venetian Gothic style of Pyrmont stone and New Zealand kauri pine and glowing with stained glass, marble, majolica painted tiles, was ready and formally opened. The Architect was John Kirkpatrick.

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Glen Innes, NSW St Patrick's Catholic

Glen Innes, NSW St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: 162 Meady Street, , Glen Innes New South Wales, 2370

In 1864 Dean Lynch laid the foundation stone for the church. The bluestone was supplied by supporter of Mr Regan, one Mr Patrick Dumphy who secured it from the area now dedicated as a park and adjoining the residence (at that time) of Mr J Priest. The present Church was designed in the Gothic style. The plan consists of a nave 72 feet…

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Glengarry, TAS - St Canice's Catholic

Glengarry, TAS - St Canice's Catholic

Year Built: 1894

Address: 33 Glengarry Road, , Glengarry Tasmania, 7275

The Church was built by pioneer Catholics in the district in 1894, and was served from Westbury until 1986. Daniel Burke who helped the Irish exiles at Westbury and became warden of the municipality, presented and address to the Archbishop at the opening of the church in 1894. The Church is a weatherboard building capable of seating…

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Glenorchy, TAS - St John's Catholic

Glenorchy, TAS - St John's Catholic

Address: 62 Bowden Street, , Glenorchy Tasmania, 7010

On 25th May 1858, four years after Glenorchy was declared a Municipality, the foundation stone of a church to be dedicated to St John the Baptist, was blessed. In March of the following year, the small sandstone, Pugin style church, designed by architect, Henry Hunter, and situated on the corner of the Main Road and what is now Grove…

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Goodwood, SA - Church of the Cross Catholic

Goodwood, SA - Church of the Cross Catholic

Address: 33 Angus Street, , Goodwood South Australia, 5034

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Goolgowi, NSW - St John Vianney Catholic

Goolgowi, NSW - St John Vianney Catholic

Address: Stipa Street, , Goolgowi New South Wales, 2652

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Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Catholic

Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Catholic

Year Built: 1967

Address: Partridge Street, , Goolwa South Australia, 5214

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1967 by Rev Thomas Horgan P.A.

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Goombungee, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Goombungee, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Address: Barker Street, , Goombungee Queensland, 4354

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Goondiwindi, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Goondiwindi, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: 69 Callandoon Street, , Goondiwindi Queensland, 4390

St Mary's Parish was officially erected in 1891, but the first parish priest, Father Hughes, was resident as early as 1885. It was under his direction that the first church was built by Franchi Baker on land donated by Jacob Lowe of 'WeMown'. It is believed that the site was formerly that of the Callandoon Stockyards. In 1936 Father…

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Goovigen, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Goovigen, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: 5 Goovigan Rannes Road, , Goovigen Queensland, 4702

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Gordon Park, QLD - St Carthage's Catholic

Gordon Park, QLD - St Carthage's Catholic

Address: 115 Beaconsfield Terrace, , Gordon Park Queensland, 4031

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Gordon, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Gordon, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: Corner Old Melbourne & Carey Road, , Gordon Victoria, 3345

St. Patrick's Parish, was established in 1875 and incorporates a church and school in each of Ballan, Gordon and Springbank. The land and a sum of one hundred and £90 for the stonework, nave, porch and tower was donated by Ryan brothers of Millbrook. The Architect was Henry R Caselli of Ballarat, the builders, Jenkin and Lewis. The…

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Goulburn, NSW - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Goulburn, NSW - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Address: 97 Lagoon Street, , Goulburn New South Wales, 2580

Five sisters of St Joseph arrived in Goulburn in 1882 and settled in a convent built in North Goulburn, establishing St Joseph’s primary and secondary schools. The north Goulburn parish thrived and the first church was replaced by the Church of Our Lady of Fatima

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Goulburn, NSW - St Peter & Paul's Catholic Cathedral

Goulburn, NSW - St Peter & Paul's Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1843

Address: Bourke Street, Goulburn, New South Wales, 2580

The first Mass in the Goulburn District was celebrated by Father Therry in 1833 at Matt Healey's Inn (now called Riversdale). The Cathedral was built in two stages and was constructed around the original 1843 church (when the cathedral exterior was completed the old church was demolished and the materials were removed outside through…

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Granham, QLD - St Gabriel's Catholic

Granham, QLD - St Gabriel's Catholic

Address: Victor Street, , Grantham Queensland, 4347

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Greenmount, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Greenmount, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 8 Warkon Road, , Greenmount Queensland, 4359

The foundation stone was laid on 9 March 1958 by the Most Reverend W. Brennan Bishop of Toowoomba.

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Greensborough, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Greensborough, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: Grimshaw Street, , Greensborough Victoria, 3088

The land on which the church resides was originally owned by Mrs Edith Santon. She did not want it sold and subdivided. The first services were held in the Santon homestead in 1952. The house was later to be used as the Presbytery until about 1970. By 1954 work commenced on five school buildings and completed and opened in 1955 by…

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Greensborough, VIC - St Thomas' Catholic

Greensborough, VIC - St Thomas' Catholic

Year Built: 1986

Address: Diamond Creek Road, , Greensborough Victoria, 3088

This church broke away from St Mary's Catholic in Greensborough in 1986.

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Grenfell, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Grenfell, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1906

Address: Weddin Street, , Grenfell New South Wales, 2810

As early as 1838 when Yass was established as the first Ecclesiastical district in the interior of Australia, the whole area from Yass to Melbourne was served by a solitary dedicated priest. The first of these was Fr Brennan followed in 1839 by Fr Lovatt and in 1847 by Fr Magennis. In July 1884 Grenfell and Gooloogong were cut off…

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Griffith, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Griffith, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: Warrambool Street, , Griffith New South Wales, 2680

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Grong Grong, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Grong Grong, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: Balaro Street, , Grong Grong New South Wales, 2652

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Gulgong, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Gulgong, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1885

Address: Bayly Street, , Gulgong New South Wales, 2853

The Church was built in 1885 at a cost of £2250. The design is Flemish bonding on red brickwork. It replaced an earlier Catholic Church which was built during the town's first goldrush.

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Gundagai, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Gundagai, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1885

Address: 121 Sheridan Street, Gundagai, New South Wales, 2722

The original church was built in 1885. Opened in 1885, the church is of neo-gothic style. The architect EC Manfred studied under Edmund Blackett who also designed the Church of England in Tumut, and the St Andrew’s Cathedral, George Street Sydney.

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