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Bulli, NSW - Anglican

Bulli, NSW - Anglican

Address: 66 Park Road, , Bulli New South Wales, 2516

The Church was formerly known as St Augustine's.

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Bulli, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Bulli, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 48 Park Road, , Bulli New South Wales, 2516

The first Roman Catholic Church at Bulli was sited “on the Woonona side of Mailbag Hollow” – near main road (now Princes Highway). The first Parish priest, Dean Michael Flanagan, arrived in 1885. On 21 October 1897, a new site for the church was purchased on Park Road, Bulli. The foundation stone of a new church was laid on 1 January…

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Bulli, NSW - The Northern Illawara Uniting

Bulli, NSW - The Northern Illawara Uniting

Year Built: 1865

Address: 191 Princes Highway, , Bulli New South Wales, 2516

The current church was built on land donated by Mr Robert Somerville, and a £50 donation was made by Miss Thompson to assist with the cost of the church building. The church was opened on 7-5-1865 by the Rev G Hurst. The church cost £900 and the debt was £300 which rose to £472 by 1867. The Church was opened on Sunday, May 7, 1865 when…

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Bundaberg Central, QLD - Church of Christ

Bundaberg Central, QLD - Church of Christ

Address: 24 Simms Road, , Bundaberg Central Queensland, 4670

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Bundaberg East, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Bundaberg East, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 1A Princess Street, , Bundaberg East Queensland, 4670

All these appointments were classified as "Bundaberg".

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Bundaberg West, QLD - Good Shepherd Anglican

Bundaberg West, QLD - Good Shepherd Anglican

Year Built: 1974

Address: George Street, , Bundaberg West Queensland, 4670

A Foundation stone reads, "This stone was set by Felix Arnott Archbishop 24th February 1974 - Rev Canon M.A. Paxton Hall he Rector - N.H. Brown W Butson Builders".

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Bundaberg, QLD - Christ Church Anglican

Bundaberg, QLD - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1927

Address: 59 Woongarra Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

The first Anglican Church in Bundaberg was built in Quay Street in 1876. The building was moved to Woongarra Street, near the present site, in 1899. The foundation stone for the church was laid on August 9, 1920 by Bishop Le Fenu. The Church was constructed in 1927 featuring a gothic style with characteristics including pointed arches…

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Bundaberg, QLD - Holy Rosary Catholic

Bundaberg, QLD - Holy Rosary Catholic

Year Built: 1888

Address: 22 Barolin Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

The first original timber church still stands in the Bundaberg Catholic Cemetery. The proprietor then was Walter Adams, Bundaberg’s first member to the Queensland Legislative Assembly. In 1876 the Sisters of Saint Joseph, founded by Saint Mary MacKillop, arrived in Bundaberg ahead of Father Rossolini who moved his residence from Mt…

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Bundaberg, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Bundaberg, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1932

Address: 61 Woogarra Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

Prominent Brisbane architect Lange L. Powell designed St Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Construction of the church in the early 1930s was a local work-generating scheme during a time of economic depression. The Church adopted a deliberate policy to ensure that funds for the construction of the church were spent on local labour and…

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Bundaberg, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Bundaberg, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1960

Address: 30 George Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

Lutheranism in Bundaberg was established in 1873. Lutheran Pastor Carl Hellmuth of Maryborough visited Bundaberg to preach, administer Holy Communion, and baptise - the first formal Lutheran services in Bundaberg. In 1877 monthly services commenced in a shop in Bundaberg and in 1882 Bundaberg's first Lutheran church was built in Tanitha…

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Bundaberg, QLD - Uniting

Bundaberg, QLD - Uniting

Year Built: 1937

Address: 34 Barolin Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

The Church was opened in 1937.

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Bundanoon, NSW - Holy Trinity Anglican

Bundanoon, NSW - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1905

Address: 15 Church Street, , Bundanoon New South Wales, 2578

In 1879, Holy Trinity Anglican church was built on its present site. (the timber church was destroyed by bushfire in December, 1904; rebuilt in stone in 1905). On 8 March 1905 the ladies of the church provided luncheon for the Governor of NSW, Sir Harry Rawson and Lady Rawson on the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone for a…

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Bundanoon, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Bundanoon, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1895

Address: 16 Hill Street, , Bundanoon New South Wales, 2578

Church was built in 1895; prior to that, Roman Catholic services were conducted at Sutton Forest. A wall plaque reads, " In grateful recognition of the generous contributions made by the townspeople of Bundanoon towards the building of this Church. Blessed & Opened on 31st March 1895 by Most Rev. Joseph Higgins W Bishop of Maitland. On…

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Bundanoon, NSW - Uniting

Bundanoon, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1885

Address: 4 Church Street, , Bundanoon New South Wales, 2578

By 1870 the Primitive Methodist Church was established on the corner where the Soldiers’ Memorial Hall now stands. This building also served as the first school, with Mrs Dinah Osborne as teacher. A new school of two rooms was built in 1880 and is still used as the school library. The Primitive Methodists moved to a new building in 1885…

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Bundeena, NSW - New Beginnings Uniting

Bundeena, NSW - New Beginnings Uniting

Address: 86 Loftus Street, , Bundeena New South Wales, 2230

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Bundeena, NSW - Our Lady of the Way Catholic

Bundeena, NSW - Our Lady of the Way Catholic

Address: 73 Bundenna Drive, , Bundeena New South Wales, 2230

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Bundoora, VIC - Presbyterian

Bundoora, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 19 Enterprise Drive, , Bundoora Victoria, 3083

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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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Bungalow, NSW - St Kevin's Catholic

Bungalow, NSW - St Kevin's Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: 1 Deacon Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

A Foundation stone reads, "D O M This foundation stone of St Kevin's Church was laid in 20th January 1935 by the Most Rev John Carroll D.D. Bishop of Lismore Ven Archdeacon Scott PP". A plaque on a rock at the steps to the Church reads, "Church of St Kevins Bangalow Blessed by Bishop P Farrelly 16th June 1935. Archdeacon B Scott PP.…

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Bungaree, VIC - St John's Anglican

Bungaree, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1869

Address: 335 Bungaree Wallace Road, , Bungaree Victoria, 3352

A meeting of locals was held in November of 1865 and the committee decided to purchase land where todays church is located. The first church service was held at Mr Benham's home on 6 January 1867. In April, 1866 it was proposed that the church be of stone, 25 feet by 40 feet with a hardwood floor and shingle roof. The walls to be 18…

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Bungaree, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Bungaree, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1910

Address: 184 Bungaree Wallace Road, , Bungaree Victoria, 3352

The Parish was established in 1890. A few years before in 1878 Dean Moore purchased a block of land for a church and school. This land now holds the Bungaree hall and some adjoining houses. The first recorded baptism in Bungaree was that of Ellena Rice performed by Fr J Cleary on 31 August 1890. When Fr Linane retired in 1965 Fr…

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Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Turallo Terrace, , Bungendore New South Wales, 2621

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Bungendore, NSW - St Philip's Anglican

Bungendore, NSW - St Philip's Anglican

Year Built: 1864

Address: Gibraltar Street, , Bungendore New South Wales, 2621

The Church was erected in 1864 and is of the Victorian Free Gothic style. The walls are constructed of rock faced ashlar and the jointing is of fine pointing. The steep pitched timber frame gable roof is clad with asbestos shingles. Walls feature high pointed Gothic windows which are complimented by arched sandstone block work to window…

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Bungowannah, NSW - St Mark's Anglican

Bungowannah, NSW - St Mark's Anglican

Address: Riverina Highwaay, , Bungowannah New South Wales, 2640

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Buninyong, VIC - Anglican

Buninyong, VIC - Anglican

Year Built: 1862

Address: 706 Warrenheip Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

The Church was opened in 1862, five years after the first Anglican Services were held in the old Buninyong Police Court. A historical wall plaque reads, " When the Irishman Rev. Garrett Russell arrived at Buninyong in 1857 as the first minister, there was no church or school. The original brick church-school at the rear was ready for…

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Buninyong, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Buninyong, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1867

Address: 802 Warrenheip Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

A fence plaque reads, " The first Methodist services were held in John Adams' shop from 1855. In 1866-7 this brick church was built by Richard Rennie at a cost of £774. It was designed by J A Doane, a Ballarat architect who designed many district Methodist churches. It operated until 1969, when the decision was taken to join with the…

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Buninyong, VIC Uniting

Buninyong, VIC Uniting

Address: 302 Scott Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

The foundation stone was ceremonially laid on 27 March 1860 by Mrs Celia Scott of Mount Boninyong, the oldest resident in the district. The cost of the building was £900 and when fitted out the cost was £1,265. The first service in the new church was held on 26 August 1860, and a bell founded by Greeves of London in 1849 was hung in the…

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Bunnan, NSW - St Andrew's Uniting

Bunnan, NSW - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: 8 Queen Street, , Bunnan New South Wales, 2337

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Bunnan, NSW - St Jude's Anglican

Bunnan, NSW - St Jude's Anglican

Address: 2 High Street, , Bunnan New South Wales, 2337

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Bunyip, VIC - St Thomas' Anglican

Bunyip, VIC - St Thomas' Anglican

Year Built: 1902

Address: 26 A'Beckett Street, , Bunyip Victoria, 3815

The Bunyip Parish of St. Thomas' was originally part of the Gippsland Fort mission in 1879 and early church services were held In Kraft's Hall. By the early 1890': a-proper church was being planned, and fund raising began In December 1891. On 15 October 1902, Mrs W. A. A'Beckett Snr of Brighton laid the foundation block for the new…

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Bunyip, VIC - Uniting

Bunyip, VIC - Uniting

Address: Corner Nash Road & Flett Streets, , Bunyip Victoria, 3815

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Address: 4 Park Avenue, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - St John's Anglican

Burleigh Heads, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1961

Address: 14 Park Avenue, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. And in memory of those who gave their lives to preserve our freedom this stone was set by Reginald Archbishop of Brisbane on 29th July 1961. R.F. Ranwell Rector".

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - Uniting

Burleigh Heads, QLD - Uniting

Address: Burleigh Street, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

Land on the corner of West Burleigh Road and Burleigh Street was purchased in September 1925 on behalf of the Methodist Church in Queensland. It was formerly the site of the Smith's boarding house Burleigh Lodge which was relocated to Marine Parade. On Sunday 23 December 1928, a Methodist church was officially opened by Reverend James…

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Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Address: 237 Burleigh Connection Road, , Burleigh Waters Queensland, 4220

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Burnett Heads, QLD - Uniting

Burnett Heads, QLD - Uniting

Address: 14 Zunker Street, , Burnett Heads Queensland, 4670

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Burnie, TAS - Baptist

Burnie, TAS - Baptist

Address: 57 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

The church, capable of accommodating 350 or more people,opened on 12 December 1925. It was built almost entirely by men of the Church. Henry Dowling as general overseer, Fred Parsons in charge of the carpentering and Jim Baylis and Ray Haslock in charge of the brick work. It was completed at a cost of £1675 pounds.Seventeen years later…

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Burnie, TAS - Salvation Army

Burnie, TAS - Salvation Army

Address: 109 Wilson Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

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Burnie, TAS - St George's Anglican

Burnie, TAS - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 52 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

The first moves for the provision of an Anglican church at Burnie began in the mid-1840s after the visits of the Rev. Grigg from Circular Head and the Rev. Waterfield from the settlement at the Forth River. The Launceston Advertiser of 9 November 1844 under the heading Churches of the Interior reported: At the new but populous settlement…

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Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1891

Address: 96 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

There are several foundation / plaques on the church building. The church foundation stone reads, " St Mary's Star of the Sea blessed and opened by the Most Rev Daniel Murphy D.D. Archbishop of Hobart 1st January 1891, T Kenner builder, Matthew O'Callahan Parish Priest". Another reads, " Erected to the memory of the very Revd,…

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