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Axe Creek, VIC - St Josephs' Catholic

Axe Creek, VIC - St Josephs' Catholic

Address: Corner Axe Creek Road & Bendigo Road, Axe Creek, Victoria, 3551

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Axedale, VIC - Anglican

Axedale, VIC - Anglican

Address: Drake Street, Axedale, Victoria, 3551

The dedication service for the church was held on the afternoon of 22 March 1914 by Reverend C.P. Brown. The evening service was conducted by the Reverend Canon Watson. The Foundation stone was laid by the Lord Bishop of the diocese in June. The design of the church was by Mr John Beebe the architect. The bluestone was taken from the…

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Axedale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Axedale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 15 Raglan Place East, Axedale, Victoria, 3551

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Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Address: 19 Gisborne Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, 3340

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Bacchus Marsh, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Bacchus Marsh, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, 3340

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Bacchus Marsh, VIC - St Bernard's Catholic

Bacchus Marsh, VIC - St Bernard's Catholic

Year Built: 1853

Address: 61 Lerderderg Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, 3340

The 1841 Census for this area recorded that there were only 14 Catholics out of a population of 112, an area that extended from the Upper Werribee to Melton. By 1851 a register entry listed the names of five infants who, were baptised:- James, the son of James and Fanny Toomey; Patrick, son of John and Margaret Leahy; Elizabeth, daughter…

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Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angles Anglican

Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angles Anglican

Address: Midland Highway, Bagdad, Tasmania, 7030

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Balaclava North, VIC - St Margaret's Presbyterian

Balaclava North, VIC - St Margaret's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1953

Address: Corner Hotham & Denman Streets, Melbourne, Balaclava North Victoria, 3183

In 1912, in order to ascertain to what extent the people of the district were desirous of having a Church in their midst, a house to house canvass was made by Rev. C. Stuart Ross, with the result that he was able to make a most encouraging and satisfactory report.* At this stage, Mr. John Maclellan, a member of the Board of Management of…

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Balaclava, VIC - St Colman's Catholic

Balaclava, VIC - St Colman's Catholic

Address: 293 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, Balaclava Victoria, 3183

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Bald Hills, QLD - Presbyterian

Bald Hills, QLD - Presbyterian

Address: 58 Strathpine Road, Brisbane, Bald Hills Queensland, 4036

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Bald Hills, QLD - Uniting

Bald Hills, QLD - Uniting

Address: 2131 Gympie Road, Brisbane, Bald Hills Queensland, 4036

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Ballan, VIC - St John's Anglican

Ballan, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1862

Address: 56 Simpson Street, Ballan, Victoria, 3342

Built in 1862 and consecrated in 1879 of locally mined bluestone, this typically Gothic church, which has seating capacity of 150, originally featured a high pitched roof of slate, that was replaced with terra cotta tiles in the 1950s. At the same time the original concrete floor was replaced with Tasmanian hardwood. An entrance porch was…

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Ballan, VIC - Uniting

Ballan, VIC - Uniting

Address: 73 Old Melbourne Road, Ballan, Victoria, 3342

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Ballarat Central, VIC - Uniting

Ballarat Central, VIC - Uniting

Address: Corner Sturt & Dawson Streets, Ballarat, Ballarat Central Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat East, VIC - St Alipius Catholic

Ballarat East, VIC - St Alipius Catholic

Address: Victoria Street, , Ballarat East Victoria, 3350

Formerly a Methodist church the foundation stone was laid December 11 1883 by the Honourable James Campbell M.L.C.

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Ballarat North, VIC - Baptist

Ballarat North, VIC - Baptist

Address: 316 Walker Street, Ballarat, Ballarat North Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat North, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Ballarat North, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Address: 415 Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Ballarat North Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat North, VIC - St Columbus Catholic

Ballarat North, VIC - St Columbus Catholic

Address: 802 Armstrong Street, Ballarat, Ballarat North Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat North, VIC - Uniting

Ballarat North, VIC - Uniting

Address: Neil Street, Ballarat, Ballarat North Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat, VIC - Church of Christ

Ballarat, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: Corner of Eastwood & Peel Street, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Ballarat, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1861

Address: Soldiers Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

A meeting of interested persons was held at the Olive Branch Hotel 6 December 1861 to discuss the formation of a church. A further meeting was held at the North Star Hotel on 24 September 1862 to canvas more funds. During this time services were held in a tent on the Lydiard Street site.* The foundation stone was laid on 15 March 1864 by…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Address: 203 Doveton Street, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

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Ballarat, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral

Ballarat, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1851

Address: Corner Sturt & Dawson Street, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

Although Catholic Services were conducted in Ballarat from 1851 onwards, the parish of Ballarat was not instituted until 1852. The first Parish Priest was Father Matthew Downing, who in 1853, selected the two acre site for the church, which was granted under a Crown Grant in 1855. The style of the church is early Gothic from the era of…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Ballarat, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1864

Address: Humffray South Street Bakery Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

St Paul's is closely associated with the early Ballarat goldfields and mining at Bakery Hill. It features a plain exterior that hides an unusual internal structural timber post and truss system, extensive and intact 1860s stencilled decoration, and a magnificent and very early stained glass window. The church is a red brick Victorian…

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Ballarat, VIC - Uniting

Ballarat, VIC - Uniting

Address: Corner of Dana & Lydiard Streets, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

Formerly a Methodist church the foundation stone was laid December 11 1883 by the Honourable James Campbell M.L.C.

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Balmain, NSW - St Augustine's Catholic

Balmain, NSW - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1848

Address: 6 Eaton Street, Sydney, Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first St Augustine's was built in 1848 and designed by Augustus Pugin England's most influential early Victorian architect. In 1848 the Archbishop of Sydney put up a bond of 150 which would be voided unless part of a church or materials worth 400 were on site within 18 months. The "magnificent plot of land [was] beautifully situated…

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Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1848

Address: 85 Darling Street East, Sydney, Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first settlements in Balmain took place around 1840 in the viciinity of Peacokcs Point. The first church services were held in 1841 in a small building in Cooper Street under the charge of Reverend Wilkinson. The fondation stone of the first church was laid on 1 January 1845 by Bishop Broughton.

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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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Balnarring, VIC - Uniting

Balnarring, VIC - Uniting

Address: 10 Balnarring Beach Road, Balnarring, Victoria, 3926

Formerley a Methodist Church. Between 1915 and 1920 the Methodist's hired the Balnarring Mechanics hall for services. In 1924 2 acres of land was purchased at Balnarring Beach Road. in 1929 services were moved to St Mark's Church of England in Balnarring however by 1934 services were moved to Warrawee Homestead. The new Church was opened…

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Balwyn North, VIC - Uniting

Balwyn North, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1950

Address: Corner Belmore & Winfield Road, Melbourne, Balwyn North Victoria, 3104

The vision for a church occurred in 1950 with the land being purchased on 27 July 1951. A portable building was erected on the site on 17 February 1952. The Foundation stone was laid by Reverend H. Slarnette President of the Conference 12 July 1953. The three bay church hall was opened in 1954. Additions to the Church were completed in…

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Balwyn, VIC - Trinity Uniting

Balwyn, VIC - Trinity Uniting

Year Built: 1961

Address: 172 Doncaster Road, Melbourne, Balwyn Victoria, 3103

The Foundation stone was laid by the Reverend H.G. Mackay B.A. on 16 December 1961.

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Bannockburn, VIC - St John the Evanglist Catholic

Bannockburn, VIC - St John the Evanglist Catholic

Address: Corner High Street & Milton Road, Bannockburn, Victoria, 3331

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Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 23 Byron Street, Bannockburn, Victoria, 3331

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Bannockburn, VIC - Uniting

Bannockburn, VIC - Uniting

Address: 18 Moore St,, Bannockburn, Victoria, 3331

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Bardon, QLD - Pilgrim Congregational

Bardon, QLD - Pilgrim Congregational

Address: Corner Simpson & Boundary Roads, Bardon, Queensland, 4065

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Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1916

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

The Foundation stone was laid on 19 March 1916 by John Gallagher D.D. Bishop of Goulburn.

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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, Canberra, 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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Bass, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Bass, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1878

Address: Hade Avenue, Bass, Victoria, 3991

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Battery Point, TAS - St George's Anglican

Battery Point, TAS - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1847

Address: 30 Cromwell Street, Hobart, Battery Point Tasmania, 7004

Located on the highest point of Battery Point, once known as Kermode's Hill the Church was designed by two of Hobart's earliest and best known architects. The land was in fact purchased from William Kermode for 250.00. It was designed in the Neo-Classical style by the Government architect, John Lee Archer, designing the body of the…

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