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Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 122 Rusden Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

The original St Peter's Church, a timber building, was opened in 1850 near the site of the present cathedral. The foundation stone for the cathedral, designed by Canadian Architect, J. Horbury Hunt, was laid in 1873. Hunt's original concept and alternative design, both stone and in the Anglo-French style, were largely in keeping with…

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Barcaldine, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Barcaldine, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1899

Address: 83 Elm Street, , Barcaldine Queensland, 4725

At first, services at Barcaldine were held in the court house. In 1898 a handsome bequest from England, known as the Marriott bequest, contributed £250 to the cost of a church and a committee was formed to begin the work. Plans were drawn up with input from Archdeacon George Halford. In 1913 the church was completed by extending the nave…

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Bargara, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Bargara, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 19 Bauer Street, , Bargara Queensland, 4670

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Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic

Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Victoria Street, , Biggenden Queensland, 4621

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Blackmans Bay, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Blackmans Bay, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1968

Address: Corner Roslyn & Pearsall Avenue, , Blackmans Bay Tasmania, 7052

The Foundation stone was laid on 4 August 1968 by the Archdeacon of Hobart I.J.B. McDonald.

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Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1890

Address: 8461 Thiele Highway, , Bower South Australia, 5374

The land on which the church is located was once owned by Mr F. W. Kaeding. The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1890 by Pastor J. Hansen and it was finished by 1899 when a dedication service was held on 24 September. The Sunday School was opened in 1919. The church is 45 feet x 25 feet and cost approximately 120.

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Box Hill, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Box Hill, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: Whitehorse Road, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The first church was erected in 1861 at the corner of Canterbury Road and Bedford Street at a cost of 300.00. By 1883 a new church was erected on the corner of Whitehorse Road and Frankcom Street on land donated by Mr Stewart Sergeant. The foundation stone was laid on 15 May 1883.* The church was to be in the Gothic style constructed…

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Bribie Island, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Bribie Island, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 10 Banya Street, , Bongaree Queensland, 4507

In April 1927, fifty-nine pounds, five shillings and seven pence was handed to the building committee and on April 21 an announcement was made in the Humpybong Weekly that Bribie residents intended to build a church to be known as St. Peters. By August 1928 with over £200 held by the building committee the Diocesan Council authorised a…

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Brighton Beach, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Brighton Beach, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 77 Were Street, , Brighton Beach Victoria, 3186

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Brighton Beach’s Anglicans worshipped at St Peter’s Chapel of Ease in Lynch Street, which formed part of the Parish of Saint Andrews in Brighton.

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Brighton, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Brighton, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1959

Address: 44 North Road, , Brighton Queensland, 4017

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was set by Reginald Archbishop of Brisbane 14th November 1959 J.L. Farrell and J.G. Taylor Church Wardens J.C. Thomson Rector".

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Bundoora, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Bundoora, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: Corner Grimshaw Street & Alma Road, , Bundoora Victoria, 3083

The first recorded meeting of the parish was held on the 27th of June 1962 and the first service was held in the Bundoora Hall on August 19th 1962. The first church building was a small rectangular building, attached to the parish hall, with a capacity of 60 people. On the 16th of December 1967 the corner stone for the Hall/Chapel…

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Candelo, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Candelo, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 10 William Street, , Candelo New South Wales, 2550

A Foundation stone reads, " AD DEI Gloriam - This stone was laid by Christopher George Lord Bishop of Goulburn on Wednesday 14 November 1906 - Frederick W.E. Wilkinson Acting Rector". A plaque reads, " Thanks be to God - In commemoration of the Centenary of the laying of the foundation stone at St Peter's Candelo by Bishop George…

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Clinton, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Clinton, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 50 J Hickey Avenue, , Clinton Queensland, 4680

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Clontaf, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Clontaf, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 13 Lucinda Street, , Clontaf Queensland, 4019

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Coleambally, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Coleambally, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1982

Address: 20 Kingfisher Avenue, , Coleambally New South Wales, 2707

The church was opened on 12 December 1982 by the Most Reverend F.P. Carroll D.D. Bishop of Wagga Wagga.

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Coolamon, NSW - St Peter's Uniting

Coolamon, NSW - St Peter's Uniting

Year Built: 1957

Address: 35 Loughnan Street, , Coolamon New South Wales, 2701

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Colin S Dyce 23rd October 1957.

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Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1912

Address: Macquarie Street, , Cowra New South Wales, 2794

The original church was opened in 1861 and built by Mr Pinder. The present church had its foundation stone laid in February 1912 by T.E. Clouston D.D. and was opened in 1913 and built by Henry S Francis. It was opened by Reverend James Barr.

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Dimboola, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Dimboola, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: Church Street, , Dimboola Victoria, 3414

In 1858 Bishop Perry first visited this area. The first church was a log cabin built approximately in 1861 but conjecture surrounds where it came from and who supplied it (Presbyterians or a local land holder). The first Minister to reside in Dimboola was Rev George Geer in 1881. Tenders for a new brick church were called in November of…

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East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: 844 Centre Road, , East Bentleigh Victoria, 3165

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East Melbourne, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

East Melbourne, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1843

Address: Corner Albert and Gisborne street, , East Melbourne Victoria, 3002

In September and October 1843 the Bishop of Australia, Dr William Grant Broughton visited Port Phillip and suggested there should be a second Anglican church in Melbourne. The foundation stone was laid on 18 June 1846 by the Superintendent of the settlement, Charles Joseph La Trobe. Dr Broughton had hoped to be present for the occasion…

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Elizabeth, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Elizabeth, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1965

Address: 521 Main North Road, , Elizabeth South Australia, 5112

The Foundation stone was laid on 5 December 1965. The Hall foundation stone was laid on 8 June 1975.

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Elmore, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Elmore, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 44 Mitchie Street, , Elmore Victoria, 3558

The Church is of GGothic style. Consecreation of the church took place on December 31 1922 when the Lord Bishop of the Diocese the Right Reverend Dr Baker declared the new parish.

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Epping, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Epping, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1865

Address: 13 Davisson Street, , Epping Victoria, 3076

Mass had first been celebrated in the district, then known as Darebin Creek, as early as 1849. It had been held in the home of Alexander McKillop, whose daughter, Mother Mary McKillop, founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. In about 1852 a Catholic Denominational School, No. 238, was established. A new wooden building was…

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Fingal, TAS - St Peter's Anglican (Former)

Fingal, TAS - St Peter's Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1868

Address: 2 Talbot Street, , Fingal Tasmania, 7214

On March 7th, 1867, Archdeacon Reibey of Entally laid the foundation stone of this beautiful little Church. The building was expected to cost £1,300, and there were eleven acres of land attached to it as a reserve, as well as five acres for a cemetery. The clergyman of the parish was the Revd. John Chambers of Cullenswood, who used to…

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Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: 86 Karingal Drive, , Frankston Victoria, 3199

In the 1960s a Lutheran Church was built in Frankston. More recently the Lutheran congregation has amalgamated with the Uniting Church congregation and moved to the Uniting Church building where they share the same pastor.

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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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Glenelg, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Glenelg, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1961

Address: 1 Torrens Square, , Glenelg South Australia, 5045

The first church was built in 1852, designed by Edmund Wright and built by Henry Moseley. In 1881 it was announced that the old church was to be demolished. The replacement, again to the design of Wright, was to be built in sections commencing with nave and chancel. The western porch (1924) is the last structural addition. Squared…

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Greenock, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Greenock, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1897

Address: Frederick Street, , Greenock South Australia, 5360

The first meeting was held on 31 March 1897 to consider forming a congregation. The first services were held in the Daveyston School from 1897 to 1898 and then in the Wesleyan Church on a monthly basis. By 1899 land was purchased and tenders were called to build a church. The tender of Mr E Graetz of Keyneton was accepted. The cost of the…

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Hamilton, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Hamilton, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 15 Ponsonby Street, , Hamilton Tasmania, 7140

The pamphlet in part reads, The construction of a church at Hamilton came as the direct result of concern felt by those who had settled within a wide area, namely from Gretna to Ousebridge. The first meeting was arranged for 26th September 1831, and the formation of a Building Committee was instituted, with David Burn, the dramatist…

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Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Heidelberg Kinglake Road, , Hurstbridge Victoria, 3099

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Injune, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Injune, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 21 Hutton Street, , Injune Queensland, 4454

The Church caters for Uniting, Anglican and Catholic congregations.

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Kewell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Kewell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

In 1905 the Kewell Zion Lutheran church was opened, four years after a three-roomed Lutheran school was built. The church was enlarged in 1938 and a hall was built in 1965. Both the school and the church have closed (1959, 1992).

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Largs Bay, SA - St Peter's Lutheran
Leeton, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Leeton, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1973

Address: Corner Church & Oak Streets, , Leeton New South Wales, 2705

The first Church was opened in 1915. Its foundation stone was laid in 1913 and was constructed of sun dired mud bricks. The Foundation stone of the next Church was laid on 3 March 1973 by the Right Reverend B.R. Hunter Bishop of Riverena.

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Leongatha, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Leongatha, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: 16 Peart Street, , Leongatha Victoria, 3953

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Leongatha, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Leongatha, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: Corner Bruce & McCartin Streets, , Leongatha Victoria, 3953

It seems that the town of Leongatha had its beginnings just before the south Gippsland railway line reached that area in 1892. The first Church of England service in Leongatha was held in the home of Miss Shingler on 25 February 1890. It was conducted by Archdeacon Henry Langley and the Reverend C.J. Chambers from Foster.

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Linton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Linton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Cumberland Street, , Linton Victoria, 3360

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Loxton, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Loxton, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1925

Address: 1B Falcon Ave,, , Loxton South Australia, 5031

The Church was first set up in 1897 by E.J.P. Kaesler before the town of Loxton was formally planned. It originally met for worship in the houses of John Drabsch of Loxton and A Stanitzki of Bookpurnong. In 1904, a stone church measuring 40ft x 20ft x 14ft (12.2m x 6.1m x 4.27m) at a cost of 180.00 having a seating capacity of 150 was…

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Mirian Vale, QLD - St Peter Chanel Catholic

Mirian Vale, QLD - St Peter Chanel Catholic

Address: 40 Roe Street, , Mirian Vale Queensland, 4677

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Moonbi, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Moonbi, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 35 New England Highway, , Moonbi New South Wales, 2353

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