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Alexandra, VIC - St John's Anglican

Alexandra, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1937

Address: 39 Downey Street, Alexandra, Victoria, 3714

The first church of St John's in Alexandra was built in 1868 and is now the parish ahll. The building was moved from a more southerly site in town to the present position in 1938. The Foundation stone of the current church was laid by Reverend Douglas Blake on 18 November 1937. The present church is of reinforced concrete designed by…

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Angaston, SA - Church of St Hugh Anglican

Angaston, SA - Church of St Hugh Anglican

Year Built: 1931

Address: Schilling Street, , Angaston South Australia, 5353

The Foundation stone was laid on 31 January 1931 by Lord Bishop of Adelaide Arthur Nutter.

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Balmattum, VIC - Presbyterian

Balmattum, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1938

Address: Hume Highway, Balmattum, Victoria, 3666

The Church is part of the the Benalla Presbyterian Parish since its inception, but at the time was knows as duck pond the name derived from a chain of water holes crossing the route of the Sydney Road. The first srvices were held in the school. The wooden church building was erected in 1878 and opeend on 6 October 1878 by Reverend Reid.…

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Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian

Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1926

Address: Main Street, Barmedman, New South Wales, 2668

The Foundation stone was laid on 20 October 1926 by John Stewart.

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Barton, ACT - St Andrews Presbyterian

Barton, ACT - St Andrews Presbyterian

Year Built: 1934

Address: Corner State Circle & Canberra Avenue, , Barton Australian Capital Territory, 2600

A sandstone Church in an adaptation of the Gothic Revival style. The side tower is square with a sandstone spire. The interior fills the usual sanctuary area and has fine joinery, particularly in the pulpit and screens. It contains many memorials of National importance. The Foundation stone was laid on 27 November 1929 by His Excellency…

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Belair, SA - Uniting

Belair, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1928

Address: Sheoak Road, Adelaide, Belair South Australia, 5052

The foundation stone was laid on 4 February 1928 by Mrs Arthur H. Gault.

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Bentleigh, VIC - St Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox

Bentleigh, VIC - St Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1928

Address: 531 Centre Road, , Bentleigh Victoria, 3204

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 June 1928.

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Bexley, NSW - Uniting

Bexley, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: 25 Gladstone Street, , Bexley New South Wales, 2207

There are two foundation stones laid at the Church. One was by Reverend H Wheen on 3 October 1925 and the second by T. A Johnston Esq also on 3 October 1925.

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Binalong, NSW - St Thomas's Anglican

Binalong, NSW - St Thomas's Anglican

Year Built: 1927

Address: Stephens Street, Binalong, New South Wales, 2584

One of the earliest references to the Binalong District as part of the parish of Yass is in the report of the Yass Auxiliary of the Church Society for 1869 when Archdeacon Lillingston is reported to have said, that Yass people were too apt to consider that the world lay between Bowning and the Gap. In the 1871 census Binalong is shown as…

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Bordertown, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Bordertown, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1930

Address: Corner Smith & Patterson Streets, Bordertown, South Australia, 5268

The beginnings of the church fall to the Hauser family who moved into the district in 1930. With no Lutheran church to speak of they encouraged the Victorian district of the UELCA to conduct services on a regular basis. Pastor E Sprengel of Mt Gambier conducted the first three services in the Hauser home which was located about 8 miles…

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Boronia, VIC - Church of Christ

Boronia, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1921

Address: 59 Boronia Road, Melbourne, Boronia Victoria, 3155

The church was first established in 1921 at the first building was opened on October 30 of the same year. The current building was erected in 1977 and opened on 8 October. A fire in 1991 damaged the building and it was reopened 1 September 1991.*

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Boronia, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Boronia, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1923

Address: Corner Dorset Road & William Street, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

In 1923 the Boronia parish was part of the Ferntree Gully District. By 1937 the Ferntree Gully district was split into two. St Paul's remained part of this District.* In 1938 services were held in the Progress Hall by Reverend Brown. It seems they held services in a hall in Whitehorse Raod Ringwood which they later purchased for 25.00…

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Box Hill, VIC - Baptist

Box Hill, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1926

Address: Corner Ellingworth & Station Street, Melbourne, Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Church was established in 1901. The Foundation stone was laid by R.A. Sutton Esq J.P. on 14 February 1926.

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Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: Corner Dorking & Whitehorse Roads, Melbourne, Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid by the most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne on 11 July 1926.

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Box Hill, VIC - Wesley Uniting

Box Hill, VIC - Wesley Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: Corner Oxford & Station Streets, Melbourne, Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid by Mr George Blood on 15 August 1925.

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Bridgewater, SA - Uniting

Bridgewater, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1929

Address: 407 Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater, South Australia, 5155

Originally a Methodist Church. The foundation stone was laid on 28 January 1929 by Miss Carvosso.

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Brighton, VIC - St Joan of Arch Catholic

Brighton, VIC - St Joan of Arch Catholic

Year Built: 1938

Address: 118 New Street, Melbourne, Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Foundation stone was laid on 13 November 1938 by the Most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was P.J. O'Connor.

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Caulfield South, VIC - Holy Cross Catholic

Caulfield South, VIC - Holy Cross Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: 707 Glenhuntly Road, Melbourne, Caulfield South Victoria, 3162

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 May 1937 by the Most Reverend D. Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was O.H. Jorgensen.

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Clarence Park, SA - Church of the Trinity Uniting

Clarence Park, SA - Church of the Trinity Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: 318 Goodwood Road, Adelaide, Clarence Park South Australia, 5034

The Foundation stone was laid on 31 January 1925 by Mrs Andrew Linn.

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Coonalpyn, SA - Redeemer Lutheran

Coonalpyn, SA - Redeemer Lutheran

Year Built: 1929

Address: Dent Street, , Coonalpyn South Australia, 5265

The first Lutheran's to arrive in this district were in 1929. The first services were held in the old Institute on the west side of the railway line. Moves were made in 1946 and by May 1952 construction had begun. The Builders of the church were Mr Kevin Rohrlach and Mr Peter White. Built of limestone which came from Mr Zanker's and Mr…

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Coonalpyn, SA - Uniting

Coonalpyn, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1921

Address: Western Highway, Coonalpyn, South Australia, 5265

Formerly a Congregational church the foundation stone was laid on 21 February 1921 by the Mr G.E. Venning.

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Cootamundra, NSW - Uniting

Cootamundra, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1936

Address: Cooper Street, Cootamundra, New South Wales, 2590

A Foundation stone attached to the current church was laid on 10 June 1936 by John Wilson McClintock. In the 1932 Jubilee Souvenir booklet of the Presbyterian Church, mention was made that the present church building was inadequate for the needs of the growing congregation, and the Board of Management had under review various schemes for…

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Cygnet, TAS - All Saints Anglican

Cygnet, TAS - All Saints Anglican

Year Built: 1923

Address: George Street, , Cygnet Tasmania, 7112

The Foundation stone was laid on 17 March 1923 by the Right Reverend Robert Snowden Hay Bishop of Tasmania.

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Cygnet, TAS - St James Catholic

Cygnet, TAS - St James Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 34 Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, 7112

A Foundation stone attached to the building was laid on 18 February 1940 by his Grace the Archbishop of Hobart J.D. Simonds. The Church was opened on 6 October of the same year. The church was designed in the Moorish style.

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Cygnet, TAS - Uniting

Cygnet, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1940

Address: 41 Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, 7112

Formerly a Methodist church the foundation stone was laid on 15 December 1951 by the Reverend A.W.R. Milligan Chairman of the Methodist Assembly Tasmania.

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Dalby, QLD - St John's Anglican

Dalby, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1922

Address: 153 Cunningham Street, Dalby, Queensland, 4405

The Foundation stone was laid by the Right Honourable H.W.B. Forster of Lepe on 29 August 1922. St John's Church, Dalby is a brick church constructed in 1922-1923 to the design of Harry Marks and is the third church of this name on the site. The previous timber church, built in 1876, remained on the site in a modified form as part of a…

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Dalby, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Dalby, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1921

Address: Cunningham Street, Dalby, Queensland, 4405

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 May 1920 by the Most Reverend J. Duhig Archbishop of Brisbane. The Church was dedicated on 4 December 1921.

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Darlington Point, NSW - St Oliver Plunkett's Catholic

Darlington Point, NSW - St Oliver Plunkett's Catholic

Year Built: 1925

Address: Hay Road, Darlington Point, New South Wales, 2027

The Foundation stone was laid on 29 November 1925 by the Right Reverend J.W. Dwyer Bishop of Wagga.

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Darlington Point, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Darlington Point, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1923

Address: Carrington Street, Darlington Point, New South Wales, 2027

The Foundation stone was laid on 15 August 1923 by Ernest Augustus Anderson Bishop of Riverena.

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Derrinallum, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Derrinallum, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1922

Address: Main Street, Derrinallum, Victoria, 3325

The Foundation stone was laid on 17 December 1922 by most Reverend Dr Foley Bishop of Ballarat.

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East Ivanhoe, VIC - St George's Anglican

East Ivanhoe, VIC - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1929

Address: Warncliffe Road, Melbourne, East Ivanhoe Victoria, 3079

East Ivanhoe Anglican convened a meeting on 12 December 1929 in the home of Mr A Judd in Warnclifffe Road to form a committee to arrange for church services and Sunday school classes to be held in the new area. Land owned by Mt Bainbridge in Warncliffe Road was available for a church site and an assurance was given that, if the Diocese…

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East Malvern, VIC - St Catherine's Greek Orthodox

East Malvern, VIC - St Catherine's Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1921

Address: 3 Epping Street, , East Malvern Victoria, 3145

The Church was formerly the Peace Memorial Methodist Church. The Foundation stone was laid on 12 November 1921 by Reverend A.P. Bladen President of the Conference. Constructed of red brick with cement tracery, and built in 1921-2. Comprises a broad nave, aisle, chancel, vestries and imposing facade incorporating a deeply overhanging arch…

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Elwood, VIC - Presbyterian

Elwood, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1938

Address: Corner Scot & Tennyson Streets, Melbourne, Elwood Victoria, 3184

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 December 1938 by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Councillor Arthur W. Coles J.P.

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Essendon, VIC - Church of Christ

Essendon, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1925

Address: 52 Buckley Street, Melbourne, Essendon Victoria, 3040

The Foundation stone was laid in 1925. The architect was V.C. Cook and the builders was J.R. Wilkinson.

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Finley, NSW - Holy Trinitiy Anglican

Finley, NSW - Holy Trinitiy Anglican

Year Built: 1925

Address: Corner Coree & Warrmatta Streets, Finley, New South Wales, 2713

Tenders were called by the Church of England for a brick building in March of 1925. The Finley Mail reported on 10 February that Mr Sheppard had been granted the contract to build the church. The Foundation stone was laid in 1925 by the Very Reverend Archdeacon Kitchen. The dedication service was held on Sunday 27 September at 3pm.…

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Galong, NSW - Uniting

Galong, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1922

Address: McMahon Street, Galong, New South Wales, 2585

The Foundation stone was laid on 17 April 1922 by Mrs G.A. Killick.

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Gardenvale East, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Gardenvale East, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1933

Address: North Road, Melbourne, Gardenvale East Victoria, 3185

The Foundation stone was laid 16 December 1933 by Miss L.A. Nicoll a foundation member of the church.

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Gardenvale, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Gardenvale, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 111 North Road, , Gardenvale Victoria, 3185

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 March 1928 by the Right Reverend Arthur Vincent Green. The Architect was Louis R Williams and the builder was McBain Brothers.

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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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Goulburn, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Goulburn, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1924

Address: 25 Clifford Street, Goulburn, New South Wales, 2580

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 June 1924 by his Excellency the State Governor Sir Dudley De Chair K.C.B.

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