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Bathurst, NSW - Uniting

Bathurst, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1885

Address: 140A William Street, , Bathurst , 2795

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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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Bayswater, VIC - Church of Christ

Bayswater, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: 643 Mountain Highway, , Bayswater Victoria, 3153

Church of Christ services commenced among the settlers around 1872 and the Church of Christ was one of the first. Meetings were held in 1871 in Ambrose Lischke's bark hut, which was on Schultz's land on the South Western corner of Mountain Highway and Stud Rd. For two years the services were conducted by a Mr Ball who baptised Mr and Mrs…

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Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Address: 188 Weld Street, , Beaconsfield Tasmania, 7270

Catholic families began moving into the mining town of Beaconsfield during the 1880s. Within a decade, they had built a solid timber Church dedicated to St Francis Xavier. On May 11, 1890, Monsignor Daniels Beechinor of Launceston accompanied his uncle, Archbishop Daniei Murphy, to the West Tamar town for the laying of the foundation…

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Beaconsfield, TAS - Uniting

Beaconsfield, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1909

Address: 125 Weld Street, , Beaconsfield Tasmania, 7270

Gold mining attracted many Methodist Cornishmen to settle in this district. In 1861 services were held at Supply River with preachers provided from Launceston. In 1878 the Primitive Methodists came to Beaconsfield and by 1880 the Rev C.R. Rice took up ministry there as part of the Launceston Mission. By 1891 Beaconsfield was created a…

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Beagle Bay, WA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Beagle Bay, WA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1917

Address: Bishop Place, , Beagle Bay Western Australia, 6725

The community was established by Trappist Monks around 1890. In 1884, the first ever priest arrived to serve the Catholics in the Kimberley to try and convert the Aboriginal people. Bishop Matthew Gibney founded the Beagle Bay mission, developed in the land of the Nyul Nyul people. The Pallottine fathers and brothers took charge of the…

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Beaudesert, QLD - Baptist

Beaudesert, QLD - Baptist

Year Built: 1949

Address: 13 Eaglesfield Street, , Beaudesert Queensland, 4285

The Foundation of one of the churches was laid on 8 October 1949 by Mr G.C. Sweetman President of the Queensland Baptist Union.

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Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas' Anglican

Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas' Anglican

Year Built: 1965

Address: 7 Albert Street, , Beaudesert Queensland, 4285

The Foundation stone to commemorate the consecration of the church took place on 4 July 1965. It was conducted by the Most Reverend P.N. W. Strong Archbishop of Brisbane.

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Beaudesert, QLD - Uniting

Beaudesert, QLD - Uniting

Address: 1 Duckett Street, , Beaudesert Queensland, 4285

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Beaufort, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Beaufort, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: Livingstone Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

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Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Address: Hill Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

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Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: Leichardt Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

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Beaumaris, VIC - Baptist

Beaumaris, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1960

Address: 223 Balcombe Road, , Beaumaris Victoria, 3193

Around 1955 two blocks of land in the central Beaumaris area had been purchased, but under new uniform building regulations, they proved too small for the erection of a Church building. Members were then led to a large block of land (100ft. by 400ft.) in Balcombe Road which was available for purchase at £3500. Following approval of…

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Beechworth, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Beechworth, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1873

Address: 14 Ford Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

The former Baptist Church, 1873 [later Assemblies of God] was built of red brick with only the front elevation stuccoed and scored to resemble ashlar. This church also served followers of the Church of Christ. Now in Private Hands. Now in Private Hands.

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Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1858

Address: Corner Ford & Church Streets, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

The first Rector was The Reverend Cooper Searle and a rectory was built for him in 1855. At the time the present church hall was the first church building. The Victorian Government provided two-thirds of the building costs for the current church. The Church was erected in two stages. The foundation stone for the first stage, comprising…

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Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 26 Ford Street, , Beeckworth Victoria, 3747

A new Church building was opened in 1878.

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Beechworth, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Beechworth, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: Corner Ford & Williams Streets, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

St Andrew's Church was built by the Scottish and Ulster Presbyterians who settled in north-east Victoria in the mid-nineteenth century. The church is a five-bay Gothic Revival design of cement stucco, built in 1857. It was designed by local architect Thomas Turnbull and built by Smith, Bank and Cranston. The building comprises an…

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Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Church Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

A reference in the Argus Newspaper intimates that a weatherboard chapel was being erected in 1855. The Church was dedicated on Saturday March 2 1872.

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Bega, NSW - Baptist

Bega, NSW - Baptist

Address: 17 Meringo Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

The Church was established in 1970.

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Bega, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Bega, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1878

Address: 12 Church Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

The Church was built in 1878 of brick and stone in Gothic style by the an architect Edmund Blackett.

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Bega, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Bega, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 136 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

In 1865 St Patrick's parish begins in Bega as a separate parish from Pambula. The Original church was consecrated in 1882. In 1884 The Sisters of Charity established their first school near St Patrick's Church.

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Bega, NSW - Uniting

Bega, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1869

Address: 125 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

Formerly a Wesleyan Methodist Church. The present brick church in Bega was opened in 1924. The foundation stone was laid on July 8th. At the ceremony were Mrs. Boardman and Mrs. Rogers who were present at the laying of the foundation stone of the original church in 1868. Mrs. Emma Rogers, wife of one of the original trustees, laid the…

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Bega, NSW - Unknown

Bega, NSW - Unknown

Address: 116 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

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Belair, SA - St John's Anglican

Belair, SA - St John's Anglican

Address: Sheoak Road, , Belair South Australia, 5052

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Belair, SA - St John's School Chapel Anglican

Belair, SA - St John's School Chapel Anglican

Year Built: 1898

Address: James Road, , Belair South Australia, 5052

The foundation stone was laid on 24 September 1898 by the Bishop of the Diocese.

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Belair, SA - Uniting

Belair, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1928

Address: Sheoak Road, , Belair South Australia, 5052

The foundation stone was laid on 4 February 1928 by Mrs Arthur H. Gault.

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Belconnen, ACT - Lutheran

Belconnen, ACT - Lutheran

Year Built: 1985

Address: Corner Emu Bank Road & Eastern Valley Way, , Belconnen Australian Capital Territory, 2617

The Foundation stone was laid on 21 April 1985.

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Belconnen, ACT - Presbyterian

Belconnen, ACT - Presbyterian

Address: Corner Ross Smith Crescent & Gatty Street, , Belconnen Australian Capital Territory, 2617

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Belgrave South, VIC - Baptist

Belgrave South, VIC - Baptist

Address: 144 Belgrave Hallam Road, , Belgrave South Victoria, 3160

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Belgrave, VIC - St Thomas the More Catholic

Belgrave, VIC - St Thomas the More Catholic

Address: 17 Terry Avenue, , Belgrave Victoria, 3160

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Bellbrae, VIC - Uniting

Bellbrae, VIC - Uniting

Address: 5 School Road, , Bellbrae Victoria, 3228

Formerly a Wesleyan Methodist church.

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Bellerive, TAS - Corpus Christi Catholic

Bellerive, TAS - Corpus Christi Catholic

Address: 2 Alma Street, , Bellerive Tasmania, 7018

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Bellerive, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Bellerive, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Year Built: 1904

Address: 23 Clarence Street, , Bellerive Tasmania, 7018

(Known firslty as Kangaroo Point) St. Mark's was formerly Clarence). In 1826 there was a small Chapel of Ease at Clarence Plains, one of the only five churches in Tasmania. In June 1852 S. Mark's Chapel, Kangaroo Point was consecrated. This building still stands and in 1932 it was restored by Toc H. to be used by scouts and guides. In…

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Belmont, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Belmont, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: Corner Regent & Thompson Streets, , Belmont Victoria, 3216

In September 1890 the Reverends John Cameron wrote to the Register of the Diocese recommending the purchase of land n the Colac road and indicating the hope that a small successful church of a permanent character could be built as the place increased in population. An Architect's plan for a building estimated to cost £350 was drawn up…

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Belmont, VIC - Uniting

Belmont, VIC - Uniting

Address: Thomson Street, , Belmont Victoria, 3216

The first Methodist Church service in Belmont was held in the home of Mr. Caldwell in the ealy 1880's. By the 3rd of May 1891 first service was held in the new church built in High Street – south of Mt. Pleasant Road. For further history visit the church website here.

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Belmont, WA - St Anne's Catholic

Belmont, WA - St Anne's Catholic

Address: 11 Hehir Street, , Belmont Western Australia, 6104

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Bemboka, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Bemboka, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Address: 121 Loftus Street, , Bemboka New South Wales, 2550

On Sunday last, April 27th, (1884) the second Sunday after Easter, the Catholic residents at and around the township of Colombo had the proud satisfaction of meeting in their new church, and of witnessing the ceremony by which the church was solemnly opened for Divine service. The very Rev. Dean Healy officiated with the Rev. Father…

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Benalla, VIC - Baptist

Benalla, VIC - Baptist

Address: 57 Bridge Street W, , Benalla Victoria, 3672

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Benalla, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Benalla, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1860

Address: 67 Arundel Street, , Benalla Victoria, 3672

The earliest church services for Church of England (Anglicans) in Benalla was recorded in 1849 when Bishop Perry of Melbourne visited the settlement. The service was performed in the original court house. By 1854 an allotment of land at the corner of Bridge, Thomas and Martin Place had been set aside for a church, school and hall.* The…

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Benalla, VIC - Lutheran

Benalla, VIC - Lutheran

Year Built: 1987

Address: 154 Waller Street, , Benalla Victoria, 3672

The church was opened and dedicated by Reverend M. V. Jordan President of the Victorian District on 26 April 1987.

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