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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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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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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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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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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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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 - Lutheran

Gatton, QLD - Lutheran

Year Built: 1978

Address: 85 Spencer Street, , Gatton Queensland, 4343

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. A foundation stone dated 29 October 1978 sits on the wall of the current church. The current church was opened in 2006 and its foundation stone was laid on 19 February of that year.

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Greensborough, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Greensborough, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: Grimshaw Street, , Greensborough Victoria, 3088

The land on which the church resides was originally owned by Mrs Edith Santon. She did not want it sold and subdivided. The first services were held in the Santon homestead in 1952. The house was later to be used as the Presbytery until about 1970. By 1954 work commenced on five school buildings and completed and opened in 1955 by…

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Gunning, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Gunning, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 1 Cullavin Street, , Gunning New South Wales, 2581

The first church was erected on this site in 1859. The current church was erected in 1973. The Foundation stone was laid on 9 September 1973 by Archbishop Thomas V Cahill.

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Hanwood, NSW - St Anthony Catholic

Hanwood, NSW - St Anthony Catholic

Year Built: 1972

Address: Ash Street, , Hanwood New South Wales, 2680

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 December 1972 by the Most Reverend F.P. Carroll D.D Bishop of Wagga Wagga.

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Kingsford, NSW - St Spyridon Greek Orthodox

Kingsford, NSW - St Spyridon Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1973

Address: 78 Gardeners Road, , Kingsford New South Wales, 2032

Daceyville was Crown land in the 1880's and was named Raggetty Flat. In January of 1913, the Government Housing Board asked Archbishop Kelly if the Catholic Church was interested in participating in a ballot for sites to erect religious buildings in the then named Dacey Garden Suburb. The Archbishop accepted the invitation and the…

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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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Meeniyan, VIC - St Kevin's Catholic

Meeniyan, VIC - St Kevin's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 4 Geale Street, , Meeniyan Victoria, 3956

The Church was opened by the Most Reverend Arthur Fox D.D. Bishop of Sale on 11 July 1971.

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Melba, ACT - Uniting

Melba, ACT - Uniting

Year Built: 1973

Address: Kingsford Smith Drive, , Melba Australian Capital Territory, 2615

Services began in March 1973 at the Melba Primary School as a joint venture with local Anglicans and Non Conformists. This association was dissolved in 1982. By 1989 the new Parish Centre was under construction and was completed the following year.*

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Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 3 Venning Street, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

The first Roman Catholic Church erected in South Australia was St Mary's, Morphett Vale, on a site given by Mr A Anderson. It was dedicated by Bishop Murray on 8 December 1844. Built of local stone, the foundation stone was laid July 1845, opened 1846. Nave and chancel erected about twenty years later. The roof is now corrugated…

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Red Hill, VIC - St Georges Anglican

Red Hill, VIC - St Georges Anglican

Year Built: 1979

Address: 201 Arthurs Seat Road, , Red Hill Victoria, 3937

In March 1948 the first recorded Anglican service took place when the priest from the Parish of Flinders celebrated Holy Communion in the Mechanic's Hall, Red Hill. St. George's was adopted as the name for the future church. The current church was dedicated by the Regional Bishop on Dedication Day in 1979.

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Rosanna, VIC - St Martin of Tours Catholic

Rosanna, VIC - St Martin of Tours Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 292 Lower Plenty Road, , Rosanna Victoria, 3084

The idea of a Church in Rosanna was formed on the Macleod railway station in 1954 and the first meeting of the Macleod Catholic building group was held in the pavilion of the Macleod Rosanna football ground. Early services were held in the Rosanna Macleod RSL hall. Search for a parish site began in early 1956. Four blocks of land in…

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Sandrinham, VIC Church of the Sacred Heart Catholic

Sandrinham, VIC Church of the Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1974

Address: 13 Fernhill Road, , Sandringham Victoria, 3191

The first church building was blessed in 1906 and was initially a part of St James Parish Elsternwick. In 1914 Sacred Heart became a Parish in its own right. The present church was opened in 1974 and underwent a major renovation in 2010. A Foundation stone reads, " Church of the Sacred Heart this Memorial stone was laid by his Grace…

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Seaton, SA - Baptist

Seaton, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1980

Address: 183 Trimmer Parade, , Seaton South Australia, 5023

The Church was opened for worship on 5 March 1980.

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Seaton, SA - Uniting

Seaton, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1972

Address: Corner Squires & Owen Avenues, , Seaton South Australia, 5023

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 April 1972.

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Somerton Park, SA - St Philip's Anglican

Somerton Park, SA - St Philip's Anglican

Year Built: 1972

Address: 290 Brighton Road, , Somerton Park South Australia, 5044

The Foundation stone was laid on 11 June 1972 by the Right Reverend T.T. Reed Bishop of Adelaide.

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St Marys, TAS - St Mary's of the Assumption

St Marys, TAS - St Mary's of the Assumption

Year Built: 1975

Address: 76 Main Street, , St Marys Tasmania, 7215

A Foundation stone reads, "The Most Rev G Young D.D. Archbishop of Hobart blessed this stone of the new St Mary's built by the people from the ashes of the old 9th May 1975".

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Strathpine, QLD - St Faith's Anglican

Strathpine, QLD - St Faith's Anglican

Year Built: 1980

Address: 1 Sutherland Drive, , Strathpine Queensland, 4500

The Church was dedicated on 8 April 1980 by the Assistant Bishop of Brisbane R.E. Wicks.

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Strathpine, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Strathpine, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1980

Address: Marshall Street, , Strathpine Queensland, 4500

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Terang, VIC - Thomas the Apostle Catholic

Terang, VIC - Thomas the Apostle Catholic

Year Built: 1972

Address: Warrnambool Road, , Terang Victoria, 3264

The Foundation stone of the first church was laid on 26 April 1868 by Dr Fitzpatrick assisted by Dean Slattery and Reverend Simon Riordan. The Church was dedicated and opened on 9 May 1869 by Bishop Gould.* By 1900 the church had out grown its time as the population had increased. Father Herbert initiated a meeting to investigate the…

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Thornbury, VIC - St James the Great Anglican

Thornbury, VIC - St James the Great Anglican

Year Built: 1976

Address: Pender Street, , Thornbury Victoria, 3071

A Foundation stone was laid on 2 October 1976 by the most Reverend Frank Woods K.B.E. D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne. Another Foundation stone was laid on 8 June 1969 by Robert Dann Archdeacon. The builder recorded on this stone was A.F.K. Block and the Architect was M.J. Flynn.

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Vermont South, VIC - Holy Name Anglican

Vermont South, VIC - Holy Name Anglican

Year Built: 1978

Address: 474 Burwood Highway, , Vermont South Victoria,

There are two Foundation stones on the building, one reads, "To the Glory of God, This Parish Centre was dedicated to the Honour of the most Holy name of Jesus on Sunday 17 December 1978 by the Archbishop of Melbourne The Most Reverend Robert W. Dann B.A. THL". The second foundation stone reads, " In Commemoration of major extensions to…

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Wagga Wagga, NSW - Bethlehem Lutheran

Wagga Wagga, NSW - Bethlehem Lutheran

Year Built: 1972

Address: Athol Street, , Wagga Wagga New South Wales, 2650

In 1969 the Bethlehem congregation was formed in Wagga on May 4, following the dissolving of the Our Redeemer (ELCA) and St Paul’s (UELCA) congregations. By 1973 the Bethlehem Lutheran Church was dedicated on Palm Sunday. The Foundation stone was laid on 8 October 1972 by Pastor R.K. Schmidt.

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Warrandyte, VIC - St Gerard's Catholic

Warrandyte, VIC - St Gerard's Catholic

Year Built: 1976

Address: Cementery Road, , Warrandyte Victoria, 3113

The the first Catholic mass in Warrandyte was celebrated in 1898 and in Park Orchards at the Park Orchards Chalet in 1965, it was not until June 28, 1970 that St Gerard’s and St Anne’s was officially declared a parish. Erected in 1976 and blessed by the Most Reverend Thomas Francis Little S.T.D on 29 August. The first Mass was…

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Wonthaggi, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Wonthaggi, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1977

Address: Dowling Street, , Wonthaggi Victoria, 3995

Opened on 11 December 1977 by the Most Reverend A.F. Fox D.D. Bishop of Sale. The Architect was A.A. Klimas B. Arch and the Builder was Coldon Homes Pty Ltd.

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Wynyard, TAS - Baptist

Wynyard, TAS - Baptist

Year Built: 1972

Address: 31 Hogg Street, , Wynyard Tasmania, 7325

A Foundation stone reads, "To the glory of God this stone was unveiled by the Rev John Robinson the President of Baptist Union of Tasmania 23-9-1972. Minister Rev D.L. Johnson".

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