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Ararat, VIC - St Andrews Uniting

Ararat, VIC - St Andrews Uniting

Year Built: 1959

Address: Corner King Street & Ararat Pomonal Road, , Ararat Victoria, 3377

Formerly a Presbyterian Church that was first considered at a meeting on 16 June 1858 with Mr Robert Allan, being the first Secretary. On 10 September 1858 the first service was held under the leadership of Dr Cairns.* On 10 February 1859 the Church was opened under the stewardship of Rev William MackIntosh. The debt for the church and…

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Ararat, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Ararat, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Address: 110 Western Highway, , Ararat Victoria, 3377

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Arding, NSW - Uniting

Arding, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1883

Address: Hawthorne Drive, , Arding New South Wales, 2358

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Ardross, WA - St Benedict's Catholic

Ardross, WA - St Benedict's Catholic

Address: 115 Ardross Street, , Ardross Western Australia, 6153

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Ardrossan, SA - Uniting

Ardrossan, SA - Uniting

Address: 22 Fourth Street, , Ardrossan South Australia, 5571

The Ardrossan Methodist Church began in the home of Mr.G. Webb. When the room was too small services were held under a large pepper tree near the house. Freeman's Mill later became the venue for worship. The church building was opened on the 24th. of March 1878 with a congregation of 80 and a Sunday School of 35. The Sunday School Hall…

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Armadale, VIC - Baptist

Armadale, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1898

Address: 88 Kooyong Road, , Armadale Victoria, 3143

The Foundation stone was laid on 20 July 1898 by Mrs Westmore G. Stephens. The Architect was Sydney Smith and Ogg and the builder was A Parker. It was designed in an advanced Romanesque style in red brick with stucco dressings, dark brick diapering, chequerboard gable treatment and fleche on the roof ridge. The building was later…

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Armadale, VIC - Holy Advent Anglican

Armadale, VIC - Holy Advent Anglican

Year Built: 1910

Address: 5 St Georges Road, , Armadale Victoria, 3143

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 April 1910 by the Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Armadale, VIC - Uniting

Armadale, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1881

Address: Corner Kooyong & Clarendon Streets, , Armadale Victoria, 3143

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Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Address: 187 Chapel Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

Plans for a church in Armidale were drawn up by Mr R. Hickson according to the Armidale Express 26 April 1918. On December 14, 1918 the Church building was formally opened. On February 20, 1920 a church meeting of the New England Baptist Church resolved that the name be changed to Armidale District Baptist Church and that the 'centre of…

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Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Year Built: 1918

Address: 124 Jessie Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

The first Baptist Church in Armidale was built in 1882 on the corner of Brown and Allingham Streets. The current Armidale property, on corner Rusden and Jessie Streets, was purchased by members of the Black Mountain congregation in 1918, and the current Armidale building was opened in December that year. It cost £2,500. A Foundation…

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Armidale, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

Armidale, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: 136 Dangar Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

Mr Joseph Daly donated £300 to purchase suitable land for the first Cathedral closer to the centre of town and a decision was made to purchase land from Thomas Bryan Fitzgerald on the north-western corner of Dangar and Barney Streets, Armidale. The cathedral, of brick construction and a shingled roof, was duly opened on the Feast of the…

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Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 122 Rusden Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

The original St Peter's Church, a timber building, was opened in 1850 near the site of the present cathedral. The foundation stone for the cathedral, designed by Canadian Architect, J. Horbury Hunt, was laid in 1873. Hunt's original concept and alternative design, both stone and in the Anglo-French style, were largely in keeping with…

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Armidale, NSW - Uniting

Armidale, NSW - Uniting

Address: 114 Rusden Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

The original church was built in 1864 and is the oldest surviving Church building in Armidale. The Architect was Mr Thomas Rowe. It is now Wesley Hall. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Rev W.H. Beale November 30 1892". A plaque reads, " This plaque was unveiled on 14th February 1988 to commemorate the restoration of the…

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Arthur River, WA - St Paul's Anglican

Arthur River, WA - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 16882 Albany Highway, , Arthur River Western Australia, 6315

The Taylor family donated the land for the church and £50 towards its construction. Construction commenced in 1882 and was completed n 1884. Construction was by FE Smith and AG Horley. Made of stone with wooden floorboards and a shingle roof. The floorboards came from the sawpits near Dardaline.

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Ascot Vale, VIC Methodist (Former)

Ascot Vale, VIC Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1926

Address: 43 The Parade, , Ascot Vale Vicotira, 3032

In 1926 the Church building fund allowed for a tender to go out for a church to be built to seat 300 to 350 people at a cost of £4,000 including furnishings and fittings. A Foundation stone was laid on 18 September 1926 bt Mr .J. Cato who also gave a donation of £100 towards the funds. During the same year a block of land was purchased at…

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Ascot Vale, VIC Uniting

Ascot Vale, VIC Uniting

Address: 60 Maribynong Road, , Ascot Vale Victoria, 3039

The original church was Presbyterian. Competitive designs were invited in 1895 for a church to seat 600 people. 38 designs were received and that of Hillson, Beasley and Little was selected. Tenders were called for the erection of the church in September 1896 without the intended tower. The tender of Angel Bros for 3,067 pounds was…

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Ashbourne, SA - Uniting

Ashbourne, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1891

Address: Main Road, , Ashbourne South Australia, 5157

The Church was formerly a Wesleyan Methodist church. It was built in 1891.

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Ashburton, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Ashburton, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1955

Address: 270 High Street, , Ashburton Victoria, 3147

The first Mass was conducted by Father Patrick Loughnan on Sunday 11 December 1927 at the Ashburton Hall located on the corner of High Street and Johnston Street, just west of the shopping centre. On 26 April 1946 Ashburton was created a parish, entrusted to the care of Father John Ryan who had been an army chaplain. As the parish grew he…

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Ashgrove West, QLD - Uniting

Ashgrove West, QLD - Uniting

Address: Corner Glory & Waterworks Streets, , Ashgrove West Queensland, 4060

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Ashgrove, QLD - Baptist

Ashgrove, QLD - Baptist

Address: 7 Firhill Street, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

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Ashgrove, QLD - Baptist

Ashgrove, QLD - Baptist

Address: 7 Firhill Street, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

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Ashgrove, QLD - St Finbarr's Catholic

Ashgrove, QLD - St Finbarr's Catholic

Year Built: 1955

Address: 202 Waterworks Road, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 September 1955 by the Most Reverend J. Duhig Archbishop of Brisbane.

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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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Ashgrove, QLD - St Paul's Anglican

Ashgrove, QLD - St Paul's Anglican

Address: 286 Waterworks Road, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

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Ashgrove, QLD - The Grove Uniting

Ashgrove, QLD - The Grove Uniting

Year Built: 1961

Address: 22 Ashgrove Avenue, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

Formerly a Methodist church the foundation stone was laid on 8 October 1961 by the Reverend J. Tainton. The church is now closed.

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Aspley, QLD - Uniting

Aspley, QLD - Uniting

Address: 734 Robinson Road, , Aspley Queensland, 4034

Formelry a Methodist church.

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Aspley, QLD - Uniting

Aspley, QLD - Uniting

Address: 748 Robinson Road W, , Aspley Queensland, 4034

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Aspley, TAS - St Bartholomew's Anglican

Aspley, TAS - St Bartholomew's Anglican

Address: 316 Lower Marshes Road, , Aspley Tasmania,

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Auburn, SA - Our Lady of Peace Catholic

Auburn, SA - Our Lady of Peace Catholic

Year Built: 1866

Address: Elder Street, , Auburn South Australia, 5451

A former Wesleyan church this Gothic Revival church was built in 1866 by Joseph Meller and Scott. Constructed from Auburn bluestone it has symbolic pillars capped with open bible design, stone cuts with fine lines. The building was later used as a Sunday School when the Wesleyans and Methodists merged until it was sold to the Catholic…

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Auburn, SA - St John's Anglican

Auburn, SA - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1862

Address: 17 St Vincent Street, , Auburn South Australia, 5451

A Gothic Revival church constructed form Auburn bluestone with quoins and dressings of Watervale sandstone it was built by Pike and Dale in 1862. Joseph Meller and James Scott cut the stone and Joseph Jones was one of the stone masons employed on this project. The roof is of Welsh slate while the steps are of Mintaro slate. The Hall…

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Auburn, SA - St John's Lutheran

Auburn, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1860

Address: Curling Street, , Auburn South Australia, 5451

The Church was formerly a primitive Methodist church. Made of stone with bluestone quoins and dressings it was built by Joseph Meller in 1869 on part of an Aboriginal corroboree ground. After church union it was used as a Sunday school then sold in 1889 to the Orange Lodge a protestant group of Irish background. Purchased in 1927 by…

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Auburn, SA - Uniting

Auburn, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1861

Address: Main North Road, , Auburn South Australia, 5451

Opened in 1861 this former Bible Christian Chapel was built by Joseph Meller. The building is of Auburn bluestone and Watervale sandstone. William Threadgold was the carpenter. The first services were holed in a blacksmiths shop in 1850. The Church is of simply gabled hall with rather austere wall surfaces relieved by Romanesque derived…

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Auburn, VIC - Uniting

Auburn, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1880

Address: 81 Oxley Roadd, Hawthorn, , Auburn Victoria, 3123

Between the 1840s and 1880's the Hawthorn Circuit occupied and subsequently outgrew a number of buildings until in 1886 a new larger, site was selected on the corner of Oxley Road and Hepburn Street. Originally a Wesleyan church the building was constructed in the Lombardic Romanesque style. The architect was Alfred Dunn and the…

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Auchenflower, QLD - Holy Spirit Catholic

Auchenflower, QLD - Holy Spirit Catholic

Address: 17 Harriett Street, , Auchenflower Queensland, 4066

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Auchenflower, QLD - St Alban's the Martyr Anglican

Auchenflower, QLD - St Alban's the Martyr Anglican

Address: 395 Milton Road, , Auchenflower Queensland, 4066

The Foundation stone for the original church was laid on 22 April 1923 by the Archbishop of Brisbane Dr Sharp. In 1923 when the church was first commenced services were held in a local school room until the new church was opened on 18 November 1923. The church closed in 2015 and was placed on the market to sell the building.

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Avenel, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Avenel, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Corner Queen & Plummer Streets, , Avenel Victoria, 3664

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Avenel, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Avenel, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Address: Queen Street, , Avenel Victoria, 3664

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Avenel, VIC - Uniting

Avenel, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1886

Address: Queen Street, , Avenel Victoria, 3664

Originally a Wesleyan Methodist church built in 1886. A meeting of the building commit was held in Mr Vearings Saw Mill on 6 March 1886. It was decided to accept the tender of Mr Shatlock. By May 1886 the rear windows were being installed and anew font door had been order. In the same year Mr Graham bought the old church for £11. Dr…

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Avoca, QLD - Church of Christ

Avoca, QLD - Church of Christ

Address: 76 Twyford Street, , Avoca Queensland, 4670

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Avoca, TAS - St Thomas Anglican

Avoca, TAS - St Thomas Anglican

Year Built: 1842

Address: 7 Falmouth Street, , Avoca Tasmania, 7213

The booklet in part reads, On November 1st 1838 a meeting (notified in the Hobart town Gazette) was called to consider the erection of a church at Avoca.The meetings chairman was Capt. A Gardiner S•P•M. Out of this meeting, a building committee was formed, and three men stood as guarantors for the cost: Simeon Lord the Younger and…

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