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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

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

A brick church of 1872 with pointed windows, buttresses, porch and vestry. The Church was opened on 18 November 1979.

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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

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

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.

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Bairnsdale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Bairnsdale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

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

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

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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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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

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 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: 1884

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. Henry Richard Caselli was the supervising Architect.

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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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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: 1865

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…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Year Built: 1876

Address: 203 Doveton Street, , Ballarat Victoria, 3350

Built in 1876 the Architect was Henry Richard Caselli.

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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 congregation of St Paul's was…

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