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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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Avoca, VIC - St John the Devine Anglican

Avoca, VIC - St John the Devine Anglican

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

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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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Avoca, VIC - Uniting

Avoca, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1854

Address: Corner Russell & Rutherford Street, , Avoca Victoria, 3467

Formerly a Methodist church and constructed in 1854.

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Avonsleigh, VIC - Church of Christ

Avonsleigh, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: 17 Avon Road, , Avonsleigh Victoria, 3782

The Original Church was built in 1887.

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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 Andrews Uniting

Axedale, VIC - St Andrews Uniting

Year Built: 1869

Address: 80 McIvor Highway, , Axedale Victoria, 3551

The Church was opened by in 1869 by Rev J Nish of Sandhurst. The total cost of the building being £309 5s. 8d.

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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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Ayr, QLD - All Saint's Anglican

Ayr, QLD - All Saint's Anglican

Address: 82 MacMillan, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

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Ayr, QLD - Baptist

Ayr, QLD - Baptist

Address: 151 Beach Road, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

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Ayr, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Ayr, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: 98 Edwards Street, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

The Church was erected in the 1890's. A plaque reads, " In recognition of the Centenary of Catholic History Parish of Brandon and Ayr formed by Dr Duhig Bishop of Rockhampton St Patrick's Day 1912. Parkside Parish formed 1955 - East Ayr Parish formed 19959 - Amalgamated as Sacred Heart Parish Ayr in 1977. This plaque was blessed by…

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Ayr, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Ayr, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1960

Address: 109 MacMillan Street, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

A plaque reads, St Andrews Presbyterian Memorial Church dedicated to the Glory of God Reverend A.G. McLaren Moderator of the Presbytery of Townsville 7 May 1960'.

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Ayr, QLD - Uniting

Ayr, QLD - Uniting

Year Built: 1963

Address: 130 MacKenzie Street, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

A plaque reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was set on behalf of the congregation of this Church. By Mr A.J. Green Senr a Foundation member on 1st September 1963. Minister Rev G.F. Robinson CF".

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Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1869

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

A prefabricated iron church, was erected in 1851 to be the centre for Anglican worship in the emerging community.

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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: 1872

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,…

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Baden, TAS - Unknown

Baden, TAS - Unknown

Address: Woodsdale Road, , Baden Tasmania, 7120

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Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angels Anglican

Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angels Anglican

Year Built: 1903

Address: Midland Highway, , Bagdad Tasmania, 7030

The Church was first called St Thomas'. Services were held in the public hall but in 1897 there were plans to build a church. The Foundation stone was laid in November 1903 and the building dedicated in April 1094. In July 1919 the foundation stone of the Chancel was laid.

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Bairnsdale, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Bairnsdale, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 9 Francis Street, , Bairnsdale Victoria, 3875

In May 1866 tenders were called for the erection of a church and the contract was won by Barry and Sons of Sale. The foundation stone was laid by John Davison Smith of "Lindenow" on 9 October 1866. The Church was established in 1867. A subsequent Church was erected in 1884. The Architect was J. Ibler and the builder was W. J. Yates.…

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Bairnsdale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Bairnsdale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1936

Address: 268 Main Street, , Bairnsdale Victoria, 3875

The History of St Mary's Catholic parish started in 1861 when a reservation of an area from the Lands Department of Victoria was made on the corner of Pyke and Nicholson streets with a frontage to Main street. By 1869 a suitable wooden building had been erected and was valued at £169. A new brick church was built in 1883. The current…

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Bairnsdale, VIC Presbyterian

Bairnsdale, VIC Presbyterian

Address: 159 Nicholson Street, , Bairnrsdale Victoria, 3875

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Bajool, QLD - Uniting

Bajool, QLD - Uniting

Address: 2 John Street, , Bajool Queensland, 4699

The first United Protestant Church erected in Bajool took in 1910. It was opened on the 17th September 1910.

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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, , 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…

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Balaclava, VIC - St Colman's Catholic

Balaclava, VIC - St Colman's Catholic

Address: 293 Carlisle Street, , Balaclava Victoria, 3183

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Bald Hills, QLD - Presbyterian

Bald Hills, QLD - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1910

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

In May 1863, the first Presbyterian Church of Bald Hills was built and opened by the Reverend C. Ogg. Three years later Bald Hills was included in Reverend Alexander Caldwell’s charge of Oxley Creek and Fortitude Valley. This small Federation Carpenter Gothic style timber framed church was built in 1910 after the previous church,…

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Bald Hills, QLD - Uniting

Bald Hills, QLD - Uniting

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

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Baldry, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Baldry, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Address: Renshaw McGivor Highway, , Baldry New South Wales,

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Balhannah, Sout Australia - St Thomas' Anglican

Balhannah, Sout Australia - St Thomas' Anglican

Year Built: 1865

Address: Cnr Onkaparinga Valley & Junction Rd, Balhannah, , Balhannah South Australia, 5242

There is no record of the building of the original church but it seems to have been erected in 1848. It was intended to be a school building as it had a chimney. A new Church was proposed in 1864. Such good progress was made that in October 1864 the Church committee was in a position to accept Mr. Robert Page's plans and to call fur…

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Balhannah, South Australia - Uniting

Balhannah, South Australia - Uniting

Address: 3 Bridge Street, , Balhannah South Australia, 5242

The church had its beginnings with the building of the Methodist church at Bonney Flat in 1859.

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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 - St Paul's Uniting

Ballan, VIC - St Paul's Uniting

Year Built: 1866

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

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Ballan, VIC, St Brigid's Catholic

Ballan, VIC, St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: 98 Inglis Street, , Ballan Victoria, 3342

The Church was blessed and opened by Archbishop Carr of Melbourne 2nd June 1912.

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Ballarat Central, VIC - Uniting

Ballarat Central, VIC - Uniting

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

The former Wesleyan Church, designed by Terry and Oakden, was constructed between 1883 and 1884 with a sloping floor shaped like an inverted cone.

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Ballarat East, VIC - St Alipius Catholic

Ballarat East, VIC - St Alipius Catholic

Year Built: 1874

Address: Victoria Street, , Ballarat East Victoria, 3350

The Church is part of the Parish of Ballarat East and the Diocese of Ballarat. The Church dates from November 1852 when Father Matthew Downing arrived on the Ballarat gold fields. The foundation stone of this impressive Redan bluestone building was laid on 3rd March 1873 by Bishop Goold, who held the title of the Bishop of Victoria.…

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Ballarat North, VIC - Baptist

Ballarat North, VIC - Baptist

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

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Ballarat North, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Ballarat North, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Year Built: 1890

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

Built in 1890 to a Gothic-inspired design by local architects Figgis & Molloy. The foundation stone of Scots Church was laid on 5 July 1890 by Sir James MacBain, Scottish-born businessman and president of the Victorian Legislative Council. The church is on a rectangular plan without transepts. The nave is of six bays, buttressed…

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Ballarat North, VIC - St Columba's Catholic

Ballarat North, VIC - St Columba's Catholic

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

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