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Narrandera, NSW - St Mel's Catholic

Narrandera, NSW - St Mel's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: Audley Street, , Narrandera New South Wales, 2700

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1908 by the Most Reverend J. Gallagher Bishop of Goulburn. The Architects were Kempson and Connelly of Melbourne.

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Newnham, TAS - St Barnabas Anglican

Newnham, TAS - St Barnabas Anglican

Year Built: 1906

Address: 17 George Town Road, , Newnham Tasmania, 7248

Now known as All Saint's or Barney's. The land, was purchased for £25 from Mr. J. C. McMichael. Tenders were called for the building of a structure to serve the purpose of hall and church. It was natural that, from the applicants, the tender of J. and T. Gunn was accepted. The plans for the modest weatherboard St. Barnabas only…

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Newnham, TAS - Uniting

Newnham, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1903

Address: 128 George Town Road, , Newnham Tasmania, 7248

The Original Church was built in 1881 but destroyed by fire in 1903. A plaque on the building testifies to its origins.

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Newstead, TAS - Baptist (Former)

Newstead, TAS - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1905

Address: 96 Elphin Road, , Newstead Tasmania, 7250

It was in 1905 that a group of dedicated Christian people from the Launceston Baptist Tabernacle in Cimitiere Street saw the need to extend the work of the Church into the suburbs. The fast growing "Elphin Rise" area, with its high proportion of young families, was chosen. A public ceremony was held in June 1905 when the foundation stone…

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Newtown, QLD - St Aban's Anglican

Newtown, QLD - St Aban's Anglican

Year Built: 1909

Address: 11 Hill Street, , Newtown Queensland,

The present church was opened in February 1909 on the site of a former Sunday School. It was built to the design of the Toowoomba-born architect, William Hodgen.

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North Melbourne, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

North Melbourne, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1907

Address: Corner Dryburgh & Brougham Streets, , North Melbourne Victoria, 3051

The Church was designed by the Melbourne Architects Grainger, Kennedy and Little. The Architects drawing's show a spire on the corner and mulit coloured brick work across the facade. The spire was never built. The cost of the building was 7,250 and was built by Tom Saunders of Carlton. The Foundation stone was laid in June 1907 and the…

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Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1902

Address: 16 Tocumwal Road, , Numurkah Victoria, 3636

A Foundation stone reads, " St John Bts Church This stone was laid by the Right Revd S Reville O.S.A. Bishop of Sandhurst 23rd March 1902 Jas P.M. Carthy C.C. John A Clarke Architect John C Duncan Contractor".

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Penguin , TAS - Uniting

Penguin , TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1903

Address: 50 Main Road, , Penguin Tasmania, 7316

The original Primitive Methodist Church opened on 14 January 1866 but was later destroyed by fire. Prominent north-west architect and builder William Henry Morris created the current structure which opened on 10 May 1903.

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Petersham, NSW - Korean Canaan Presbyterian

Petersham, NSW - Korean Canaan Presbyterian

Year Built: 1904

Address: 2 Gordon Street, , Petersham New South Wales, 2049

The foundation stone was laid on 10 December 1904 by Mrs Robert Miller of Rathlin.

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Rochester, VIC - Uniting

Rochester, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1910

Address: 91 Hart Street, , Rochester Victoria, 3561

The first Methodist service was held in 1871/72. These were conducted by the Rev S Bryant who was stationed at Elmore. Services were first held in the old school house on the east side of the Campaspe River. In 1873 the Rev A Uglow was appointed to the Rochester circuit (this circuit was originally…

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Saddleworth, SA - Zion Lutheran

Saddleworth, SA - Zion Lutheran

Year Built: 1905

Address: Corner Burra & Michael Streets, , Saddleworth South Australia, 5413

Pastor J. Homann began Lutheran services in the Saddleworth area in 1905. The first of these services was held on 3 March 1905, five families attending on that occasion. They first held services in the Institute or in the adjoining Lodge Room, and later the Baptist Church was hired until their own church was completed in 1925. Progress…

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Sale, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Sale, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1903

Address: 209 Princes Highway, , Sale Victoria, 3850

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Professor Kernot M.A. M.C.E. President of the Baptist Union of Victoria 20th June 1903". Another stone reads, "This stone was laid by John Williams Esq J.P. June 6th 1901". The Church building is now in private hands.

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San Remo, VIC - St Augustine Anglican

San Remo, VIC - St Augustine Anglican

Year Built: 1906

Address: 111 Marine Parade, , San Remo Victoria, 3925

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Sandy Bay, TAS - Uniting

Sandy Bay, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1904

Address: 22 Princes Street, , Sandy Bay Tasmania, 7005

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 February 1904 by Chas E. Walch esq. Today the church is known as the Korean Uniting Church.

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Shepparton, VIC - Uniting Wesley

Shepparton, VIC - Uniting Wesley

Year Built: 1908

Address: Maude Street, , Shepparton Victoria, 3630

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Silvan, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Silvan, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1907

Address: 265 Monbulk Road, , Silvan Victoria, 3795

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Snowtown, SA - Uniting

Snowtown, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1909

Address: 15 Railway Terrace West, , Snowtown South Australia, 5520

Formerly a Methodist Church the Architect was C.H. Colhan. The first church foundation stone was laid on New Year's Day, 1880 by Mrs Gavin Freebairn of Condowie. It was completed several months later with many local people assisting the builder Mr W.H. Hall and making donations of materials: The Foundation stone of the current church…

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Somerville, VIC - St Andrew's Anglican

Somerville, VIC - St Andrew's Anglican

Year Built: 1904

Address: 2 Eramosa Road W, , Somerville Victoria, 3912

A Foundation stone was laid on 20 February 1904 by Miss Vera Clarke. The Church was constructed in 1904 using bricks made by the Somerville Brick and Tile Co. The Land was donated by the Somerville Hotel.

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South Townsville, QLD - St John's Anglican

South Townsville, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1907

Address: 32 Macrossan Street, , South Townsville Queensland, 4810

A historical marker at the front of the Church reads, "The first church in South Townsville was built on this site around 1886. However, it was destroyed by cyclone Sigma in 1896. It was rebuilt, but again demolished by cyclone Leonta in 1903". Church services were held in Mindham's Hall. The present St John's Church, built in 1907,…

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Spreyton, TAS - Baptist

Spreyton, TAS - Baptist

Year Built: 1909

Address: 96 Mersey Main Road, , Spreyton Tasmania, 7310

The church was built entirely out of donated material. Mr J.B. Graves of the Spreyton brickworks agreed to donate 16 000 bricks on condition that the church was established debt free. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Rev F Miles August 4 1909". For a full history visit Churches of Tasmania. Click here.

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Stanmore, NSW - Baptist

Stanmore, NSW - Baptist

Year Built: 1901

Address: Clarendon Street, , Stanmore New South Wales, 2048

In 1901, Stanmore Baptist Church (SBC) was established by a handful of Christians who wanted to reach the growing city of Sydney with the good news of Jesus. The church called C.J. Tinsley from Spurgeon’s College, London to be it’s first pastor.

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Stockwell, SA - St Thomas Lutheran

Stockwell, SA - St Thomas Lutheran

Year Built: 1904

Address: Duck Ponds Road, , Stockwell South Australia, 5355

The Church was erected in 1904.

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Sydney, NSW - St Francic of Assisi Catholic (former)

Sydney, NSW - St Francic of Assisi Catholic (former)

Year Built: 1905

Address: Oxford Street, , Sydney New South Wales, 2000

Believed to be the church of St Frances Church of Haymarket, but not the current one. The building next door appears to have St Vincent de Paul Society sign on the wall (which would be linked with the Catholic church next door note the joining brick wall). People appear to be waiting to go into church, thus this would be a morning…

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Tangmangaroo, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Tangmangaroo, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Year Built: 1904

Address: Lachlan Valley Highway, , Tangmangaroo New South Wales, 2582

The first church was built in 1889 and was replaced by a second in 1904.

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Tanunda, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Tanunda, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1903

Address: Murray Street, , Tanunda South Australia, 5352

The origins of the St Paul's goes back to 1903 when the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Australia first conducted preaching services in Tanunda. These services were held in the home of Mr J. A. Pfeiffer. St. Paul's was formed on 16th February 1904 with six families living at Tanunda (Messrs. J. G. Heinrich, F. W. Wilhelm, W. Schulz, J.…

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Tarcutta, NSW - St Mark's Mate Memorial Anglican

Tarcutta, NSW - St Mark's Mate Memorial Anglican

Year Built: 1902

As early as 8 January 1875 land was dedicated on the present site of St Mark's for an Anglican Church and Parsonage. The Church was consecrated on 15 November 1902. The name of the Church reflects a family who lived in the district who donated a £1,000 to the established of the church.

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Temora, NSW - Baptist

Temora, NSW - Baptist

Year Built: 1909

Address: Corner Victoria & Baker Streets, , Temora New South Wales, 2666

The Foundation stone was laid on 2 June 1909 by Reverend A. J. Waldock.

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Temora, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Temora, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1906

Address: 111 Loftus Street, , Temora New South Wales, 2666

The first church was built in 1881and opened by the Right Reverend Dr Lanigan on 9 October 1881 The arrival of Fr. McDwyer from Young as Curate in early 1906, allowed Fr. Fallon to apply himself more readily to the mammoth task of organising the new (church) venture. "Plans for the church were prepared by Messrs Kempson & Conolly of…

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Temora, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Temora, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1906

Address: Corner DeBoos & Loftus Streets, , Temora New South Wales, 2666

A Brick church consisitng of nave, chancel, vestry and tower-porch. Built in 1906 from the designs by Henry Laker, Shire Engineer at a cost of £2,000. It was licenced on 8/2/1907 and dedicated two days later. The pulpit is a memorial to Sergt Randal Watterson (Fleurbaix 18/7/1916). There is a window to the memorial of Sergt Thomas…

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Tongala, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Tongala, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1909

Address: 34 Mangan Street, , Tongala Victoria, 3621

The Foundation stone was laid in 1909 by S Reville Bishop of Sandhurst. The Architect was A.A. Fritsch and the builder was A.S. Bird. The Church was opening on Sunday 28 November 1909.

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Townsville, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral

Townsville, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1902

Address: 270 Stanley Street, , Townsville Queensland, 4810

In January 1892, the Church of St Joseph on the Strand collapsed into a small creek, which had become a raging torrent after a downpour, described as "practically a waterspout", struck Townsville. It was after this, and a series of other calamities, that the decision was made to build the main church in Townsville on the foundation of…

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Unley, SA - Baptist

Unley, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1903

Address: Northgate Street, , Unley South Australia, 5061

In July 1903, C.H. Goode, (later Sir Charles), laid the foundation stone for the first Baptist church in the area and three months later J.T. Miller formally opened it. By March 1914, the congregation had outgrown the facility and it was proposed to construct a new church, the architects being Messrs William and Good. Without…

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Unley, SA - Uniting

Unley, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1903

Address: Corner Unley & Edmund Roads, , Unley South Australia, 5061

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 October 1903 by Mrs J.G. Jenkins.

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Uralla, NSW - Uniting

Uralla, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1908

Address: 16 Hill Street, , Uralla New South Wales, 2358

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid to the Glory of God on the 28th October 1908 by Rev H. G. Foreman B.A.". A second foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid to the Glory of God on the 28th October 1908 by Mr Charles Smith".

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Wangaratta, VIC - Community

Wangaratta, VIC - Community

Year Built: 1904

Address: 6 Docker Street, , Wangaratta Victoria, 3677

Unknown former denomination. A Foundation stone reads, "Lo I am with you always even unto the end.' This stone was laid to the Glory of God by Wm Pitt Chalmers Nov. 16, 1904 Pastor E L Watson Architect Geo Adams".

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Wangaratta, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral

Wangaratta, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral

Year Built: 1905

Address: Docker Street, , Wangaratta Victoria, 3677

The foundation stone was laid in 1908 by Bishop Arthur Green, the Bishop of Ballarat, and was dedicated on 24 August 1909. A second section was built between 1922 and 1924. The building was faced in locally quarried granite to a design by the English architect Walter Butler. The baptistery, designed by the church architect Louis Williams,…

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Warracknabeal, VIC - Baptist

Warracknabeal, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1908

Address: Corner Anderson & Woolcock Streets, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

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Warracknabeal, VIC - Uniting

Warracknabeal, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1908

Address: 22 Jamouneau Street, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

The original Methodist church was built in 1908 by Dally and Co. Fire destroyed it in September 1986 and replaced by the current structure. This church was opened on 17 July 1988.

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Warrayure, VIC - Trinity Lutheran

Warrayure, VIC - Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1909

Address: 8186 Glenelg Highway, , Warayure Victoria, 3301

The complex comprises the 1909 church, a Sunday school, a hall and a manse, the last three being built after the Second World War.

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Warrnambool, VIC - Congregational

Warrnambool, VIC - Congregational

Year Built: 1909

The Church began as the result of the meeting in a Timor Street Chemist's shop of two men of our Congregational persuasion, who discussed the possibility of forming a Church of the Independent order. They were Mr Robert Winton and Mr. Thomas Nayler, who decided to call a meeting on 10th April, 1862, (as minutes of the meeting relate).…

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