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Albany Creek, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Albany Creek, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: 4 Fahey's Road East, , Albany Creek Queensland, 4035

It was on 4 January 1986 that the Church became a Parish in its own right. Previously the Parish was part of Our Lady and St Dympna’s Parish, Aspley and the Holy Spirit Parish, Pine Rivers. Some three or four years prior to its founding as a Parish, the Brisbane Archdiocese purchased our Parish land in Fahey’s Road, Albany Creek, with…

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Albany Creek, QLD - Uniting

Albany Creek, QLD - Uniting

Year Built: 1980

Address: 652 Albany Creek Road, , Albany Creek Queensland, 4035

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Albury North, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Albury North, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1974

Address: 402 Wagga Road, , Albury North New South Wales, 2641

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this Foundation stone was laid by Mr W. Stanley Carnie Elder on 27th May 1973. The Church was opened by The Right Reverend Norman Monsen Moderator Assembly New South Wales and dedicated by the Presbytery of Wagga Wagga on 9th November 1974. Minister Reverend Ian C. Davidson".

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Ashgrove, QLD - St Michael's Catholic

Ashgrove, QLD - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1974

Address: 250 Banks Street, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

A Foundation stone reads, " Church of Saint Michael Dorrington This Foundation stone was laid and blessed by his Grace Most Rev Francis Rush D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane 1st December 1974. Rev G.N. Lahiffe CS Sp PP".

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Avalon Beach, NSW - Baptist

Avalon Beach, NSW - Baptist

Year Built: 1973

Address: 2 George Street, , Avalon Beach New South Wales, 2107

A wall plaque reads, " This building was opened by the Rev E.C. Long on Saturday 26th May 1973. To the Glory of God and as a thank offering for the peace ensured by the sacrifices of those who served and died in World War 1939 - 1945". A further plaque reads, " It is the feeling of this congregation that this building is being built not…

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Avalon Beach, NSW - Maria Regina Catholic

Avalon Beach, NSW - Maria Regina Catholic

Year Built: 1974

Address: 7 Central Road, , Avalon Beach New South Wales, 2107

A wall plaque reads, " This Church dedicated to Maria Regina was blessed and opened by his Eminence James Cardinal Freeman Archbishop of Sydney on 25th August 1974". A further plaque reads, "The garden and entrance of the Maria Regina Church Avalon were revitalised in 2004 into a welcoming and assembly area for the people. This…

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Avoca, VIC - St Kevin's Catholic

Avoca, VIC - St Kevin's Catholic

Year Built: 1979

Address: Corner Barnett & Cambridge Streets, , Avoca Victoria, 3467

A brick church of 1872 with pointed windows, buttresses, porch and vestry. The current Church was opened on 18 November 1979. It was to be made on red bricks made from Avoca clay. P. & A. Coutts of Horsham were the Architects.

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Matthew's Uniting

Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Matthew's Uniting

Year Built: 1975

Address: Cnr Charles & Edgar Streets, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was unveiled by Mrs Gwen Stephens a Trustee of the Church 20th April 1975".

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: 1 Chapel Lane, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

A Foundation stone reads, " St Michael's Church Baulkham Hills dedicated by His Eminence Sir James Cardinal Freeman Archbishop of Sydney assisted by His Lordship Bishop Bede Heather Sunday 27th July 1980 Rev P.J. Bryne P.P.".

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Bayswater, VIC - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Bayswater, VIC - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Year Built: 1977

Address: 25 Orange Grove, , Bayswater Victoria, 3153

The first significant mention of Catholic activity in Bayswater was in 1917 when Fr. John O'Brien,3 second parish priest of the new Parish of St. John's, arrived on horseback to celebrate the first Mass in Bayswater at "The Grange"— the Scoresby Road home of Albert and Myrtle Piergrosse. Mass was held in their large hall-like dining room…

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Bell Park, VIC - God Ukrainian Catholic

Bell Park, VIC - God Ukrainian Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 14 Adler Crescent, , Bell Park Victoria, 3215

A Foundation stone reads, " This Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church Nativity of the Holy Mother of God erected by the Ukrainian Orthodox. Altar cross was blessed by Bishop Andrew 21.11.1971 AD. The Church was consecrated by his Beatitude Metropolitan Mstyslav 25.6.1978 AD".

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Boronia, VIC - Church of Christ

Boronia, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1977

Address: 59 Boronia Road, , 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: 1971

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 - Greek Orthodox

Box Hill, VIC - Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1971

Address: Hopetoun Parade Road, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 October 1971.

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Bradbury, NSW - Sherwood Hills Baptist

Bradbury, NSW - Sherwood Hills Baptist

Year Built: 1975

Address: 61 Jacaranda Avenue, , Bradbury New South Wales, 2560

The first family worship service was conducted on 19th March, 1972, in the local Kindergarten. The services continued there until the Sherwood Hills Baptist Church building was completed on Jacaranda Avenue, Bradbury, on 14th December, 1975. The entire building was completed by church volunteer labour.

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Brisbane, QLD - St Andrew's Lutheran

Brisbane, QLD - St Andrew's Lutheran

Year Built: 1976

Address: 25 Wickham Terrace, , Brisbane Queensland, 4000

In 1857, the first Lutheran service was held in the city, and this led to the formation of the congregation in 1858. An application in 1859 secured a Crown Grant of land from the colony of New South Wales, prior to the separation of Queensland later in that year. The foundation stone of the second church was laid on the Feast Day of St…

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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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Carina, QLD - Our Lady of Graces Catholic

Carina, QLD - Our Lady of Graces Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 100 Mayfield Road, , Carina Queensland, 4152

The present Church and Priory complex was constructed in 1973 and solemnly Blessed and opened on Sunday 25 March 1973 by the most Rev Archbishop P.W. O'Donnell, DD. His Lordship Bishop E.J. Crawford, DD consecrated and dedicated the complex at 11.00am on 7 September 1975. The cost of the complex at that time was three hundred and…

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Carlisle, WA - Holy Name Catholic

Carlisle, WA - Holy Name Catholic

Year Built: 1975

Address: 54 Solar Way, , Carlisle Western Australia, 6101

The first Catholics came to the Carlisle area in 1896 and in 1899. Victoria Park was established as a parish with Carlisle being one of its outlying Mass stations. Carlisle continued as a Mass station until a Church school was built in 1937. At this time Carlisle became part of the new Belmont Parish. A new presbytery was built in 1974…

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Castle Hill, NSW - St Columba's Presbyterian

Castle Hill, NSW - St Columba's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1976

Address: 247 Old Northern Road, , Castle Hill New South Wales, 2154

The foundation stone for the old Presbyterian Church in Castle Hill was unveiled on 15 July 1939 by Reverend G. M. Scott, Home Missions Superintendent, 1936-1939. The modern St Columba’s Presbyterian Church, Castle Hill was opened on 6 March 1976. An article in the The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate Wed 9 Aug 1939 reads,…

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Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Year Built: 1974

Address: Church Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

A plaque reads, " This stone was blessed by The Most Rev L. Faulkiner Bishop of Townsville on 3rd September 1972 in the Centenary year of St Columba's Parish 1872 - 1972".

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Cleveland, QLD - St James' Lutheran

Cleveland, QLD - St James' Lutheran

Year Built: 1971

Address: 31 Waterloo Street, , Cleveland Queensland, 4163

A Foundation stone reads, " St James Lutheran Peace Memorial Church To the Glory of God 23rd May 1971".

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Coffs Harbour, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Coffs Harbour, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1972

Address: 2 McLean Street, , Coffs Harbour New South Wales, 2450

Land at McLean Street allowed minimum development of a new church and the planned vicarage it seems that the new St John's had been built alongside the little St. John's to allow continuity of services. Diocesan records show that St. John's was built on Lots 1-30 which allowed for a vicarage. The architect/designer's name was Grant. The…

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Colac, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Colac, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: Corner Calvert & Gellibrand Streets, , Colac Victoria, 3250

On February 7 1850 Reverend Nicholas Coffey applied for two acres of land in Colac for the purposes of a Church, Scholl and a clergy residence. By March of the same year approval had been given by the Colonial Secretaries office in Sydney. The population in the Colac region in 1851 was 1,199 residents. 1980. Architect was Brian Dowling.*

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Coolah, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Coolah, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 28 - 30 Church Street, , Coolah New South Wales, 2843

The Original Church which is now part of the Catholic School had its Foundation stone laid by Dr Dunne Bishop of Bathurst on 9th July 1905.

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Cootamundra, NSW - Christ Church Anglican

Cootamundra, NSW - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1972

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

The first Church was of sawn slabs. This was pulled down and re-erected as a Mission Church at South Cootamundra, whilst a further Church was built of galvanised iron and was put up and served as a Church. This still exists as an adjunct to the parish hail. The second Church was built in 1877, dedicated on 12/7/1878 and consecrated by…

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Cowes, VIC - St John's Uniting

Cowes, VIC - St John's Uniting

Year Built: 1975

Address: 86 Chapel Street, , Cowes Victoria, 3922

In 1869, soon after the town was surveyed, this section of land was granted to the Presbyterian Church. Church Services began before Christmas 1889. These services were held in the open air, according to Mr. Robb, under a gum tree, though some years later an elderly member of the church and of its Board of Management reported that she…

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Curtin, ACT - Holy Trinity Catholic

Curtin, ACT - Holy Trinity Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 3 Strangways Street, , Curtin Australian Capital Territory, 2605

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 December 1972 by Archbishop Thomas V. Cahill and reads, "This stone symbol of the Church was blessed and laid by Archbishop Thomas V Cahill Dec 16th 1972 Father B Lynch PP". The Church was dedicated by Archbishop Thomas Cahill at 2.30pm on Sunday 24 March 1974 with a dedication ceremony and Mass.…

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Dalby, QLD - St Mark's Lutheran

Dalby, QLD - St Mark's Lutheran

Year Built: 1973

Address: Condamine Street, , Dalby Queensland, 4405

The Foundation stone was laid 12 August 1973.

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Darlington, NSW - St Michael's Melkite Catholic

Darlington, NSW - St Michael's Melkite Catholic

Year Built: 1979

Address: 23 Golden Grove Street, , Darlington New South Wales, 2008

A wall plaque reads, " This plaque was dedicated by the Most Reverend Issam John Darwish BSO DD Eparch for the Glory of God and as a remembrance of Archimandrite Silwanos Mansour Archimandrite Sophronos Khoury Archimandrite Nicholas Caba Archimandrite Malatios Chahoud father Alexios Malouf father Joseph Hallit, Archimandrite, Aftimos…

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Darwin City, NT - Christ Church Anglican Cathedral

Darwin City, NT - Christ Church Anglican Cathedral

Year Built: 1975

Address: 2 Smith Street, , Darwin City Northern Territory, 0800

Construction of the first church, except for the vestry which was added later, was completed three months after the laying of the foundation stone. That stone was laid (three times) by Mr Justice Dashwood, the Government Resident, on 12 July 1902. The Architect of this Church was A. Andrews. The current Church was consecrated on Sunday…

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Dubbo, NSW - St Mark's Lutheran

Dubbo, NSW - St Mark's Lutheran

Year Built: 1978

Address: 80 MacLeay Street, , Dubbo New South Wales, 2830

Services were held variously in the Methodist Church Hall, Church Street, Dubbo; the Methodist church in South Dubbo; St Michael's Anglican Church, South Dubbo; and St Luke's Anglican Church, North Dubbo; before building the present church in 1978. The laying of the Foundation Stone was on 17th September 1978 by Pastor Peter Hartwich,…

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Dundas, NSW - Dundas Ermington Uniting

Dundas, NSW - Dundas Ermington Uniting

Year Built: 1974

Address: 181 Park Road, , Dundas New South Wales, 2117

The current Church building was opened on 14 September 1974 by Mrs Coral Miller, and dedicated by the Rev Colin Ritchie, President of the Methodist Conference of NSW. It replaced the first church building erected on this site, on land gifted by Mr James Sonter, and opened on 1st January 1883.

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Dunedoo, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Dunedoo, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 59 Tucklan Street, , Dunedoo New South Wales, 2844

A Foundation stone reads, " St Michael's War Memorial Church solemnly blessed and opened by the Bishop of Bathurst A.R.E. Thomas D.D. Sunday March 14, 1971".

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East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1973

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

The present parish of St. Peter's was originally part of Brighton Parish (Est. 1853) and later included in St. Paul's, Bentleigh Parish (Est. 1928). The first Church building in this area was a small wooden school house and hall erected in February, 1865 on Centre Road, opposite the present Moorabbin Hospital. A brick school building…

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Eudunda, SA - St John's Lutheran

Eudunda, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1979

Address: Corner Hanna & Kapunda Streets, , Eudunda South Australia, 5374

A congregation was formed at Emmaus in 1870 by Pastor E.D. Appelt of the Nain-Gnadenberg Parish. The first service was held in the home of Mr. C. Ziersch. A church was built in 1872 at Emmaus during the ministry of Pastor R. Ey and an adjoining school was also built. Eudunda, which had originated with a wine store on busy cross roads…

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Fawkner, VIC - St Mark's Catholic

Fawkner, VIC - St Mark's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 9 Lee Street, , Fawkner Victoria,

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was blessed by Archbishop James R. Knox 29.4.1971 - Rev J Noonan P.P.".

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Gatton, QLD - Peace Lutheran

Gatton, QLD - Peace Lutheran

Year Built: 1978

Address: 85 Spencer Street, , Gatton Queensland, 4343

The Church was designed by Allan Roy Muller who oversaw its construction and that of the red brick church hall building . The church was opened and dedicated on 16 April 1978.

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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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Greensborough, VIC - Calvery Lutheran

Greensborough, VIC - Calvery Lutheran

Year Built: 1978

Address: 1 Oldstead Road, , Greensborough Victoria, 3088

The original church was in Briar Hill from 1954 to 1969 and then Montmorency from 1970 to 1977. By the end of 1973, one acre of land had been purchased in Greensborough. Towards the end of 1974, a congregational member purchased a further 3½ acres on the corner of Diamond Creek and Oldstead Roads. A foundation stone dated 29 October…

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