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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: 1858

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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Ballarat, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Ballarat, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 1307 Sturt Street, , Ballarat Victoria, 3350

In contemplation of its earliest beginning's of St Peter's Church Ballarat the credit for its foundation must undoubtedly be given to Rev John Potter and his curate the Rev H.C.M. Watson some time during the year 1861. It is upon the erection of a school house in 1861 on the Yuille's Swamp Reserve which was sometimes called a school…

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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. A Gothic Revival church, listed on the Victorian Heritage Register, and constructed in 1883-1884 to a design by prominent local architects, Terry and Oakden. The elaborate structure of polychromatic brickwork with…

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Ballimore, NSW - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Ballimore, NSW - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Address: 42 Federation Street, , Ballimore New South Wales, 2830

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Ballimore, NSW - Uniting

Ballimore, NSW - Uniting

Address: Zealand Street, , Ballimore New South Wales, 2830

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Ballina, NSW - Baptist

Ballina, NSW - Baptist

Address: 94 Bentick Street, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

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Ballina, NSW - Presbyterian

Ballina, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1914

A small timber church was built facing Cherry Street and opened on 12th April 1885. This building was moved to face Crane Street before the present church was erected. A Foundation stone reads, " St Stephens Presbyterian Church Ballina This stone was laid by Hugh Gibson Esq Mayor Sept 16th 1914 John Haddon Bates Minister.

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Ballina, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Ballina, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Address: Corner Crane & Cherry Streets, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

The Parish of Ballina was established in 1890 and in 1901 the first St Francis Xavier Church was opened.

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Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Address: 38 Norton Street, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

The Church was built in the late 1990s.

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Ballina, NSW - Uniting

Ballina, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1920

Address: 54 Cherry treet, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by W.J. Towner Esq 14.2.1920"

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Balmain, NSW - Presbyterian

Balmain, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1868

Address: 7 Campbell Street, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first church was erected in 1842 at a cost of £25.00 and was the first church to be built in Balmain. An early stone Victorian Free Gothic style Church constructed in 1867-1868. The Church significantly retains its original form, scale and details particularly the stone façades and roof and associated details and prominent tower…

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Balmain, NSW - St Augustine's Catholic

Balmain, NSW - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1906

Address: 6 Eaton Street, , 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…

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Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1848

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

The first settlements in Balmain took place around 1840 in the viciinity of Peacocks Point. The first Anglican services at Balmain were conducted by the Rev Frederick Wilkinson, MA, in 1841, in a small slab and bark building at Waterview Bay, in the vicinity of Mort's Dock. It was soon realized that Waterview Bay was too remote from…

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Balmain, NSW, St Andrews Congregational

Balmain, NSW, St Andrews Congregational

Year Built: 1854

Address: 217 - 233 Darling Street, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The foundation stone was laid on 3 August 1854. The architects were Messrs Goold and Field. The Church building is an example of early stone Victorian Free Gothic style constructed in 1854-55. The Church and associated Halls retain their original form, scale and details particularly the stone façade. The dimensions were quoted as…

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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…

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Balwyn North, VIC - St Hilary's St Silas Anglican

Balwyn North, VIC - St Hilary's St Silas Anglican

Address: 16 Osburn Avenue, , Balwyn North Victoria, 3104

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by R. W. Thomson Esq on the 15th October 1927. In this place I will give peace. B.H & M. H. King Architects, Rev P. L Forster Minister". A further Foundation stone reads, " To the greater Glory of God and in honour of St Silas this stone was laid by the Most Rev J.J.…

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Balwyn North, VIC - Uniting

Balwyn North, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1954

Address: Corner Belmore & Winfield Road, , 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 - All Hollows Catholic

Balwyn, VIC - All Hollows Catholic

Year Built: 1930

Address: 19 Brenbeal Street, , Balwyn Victoria,

The church was presumably named after the Irish theological college, All Hallows College in Dublin, where the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, Dr Daniel Mannix, had studied. The building and site, together with furnishings and ground improvements, cost £3964 in total (Advocate 16 January 1930:22). The Archbishop of Melbourne, Dr…

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Balwyn, VIC - Baptist

Balwyn, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1938

Address: 517 Whitehorse Road, , Balwyn Victoria, 3127

The Church was opened at 3pm on April 30th 1938 by Mr C Harley of the Congregation and the service was conducted by the President of the Baptist Union Mr C.H. Book. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid to the Glory of God by G.W.Green Esq 13 November 1937. Rev E.R. Thorne, Pastor".

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Balwyn, VIC - Church of Christ (Former)

Balwyn, VIC - Church of Christ (Former)

Year Built: 1922

Address: 208 Whitehorse Road, , Balwyn Victoria, 3103

The Church was opened on October 8th 1922. A Foundation meeting was held on 16 May 1922 at the present site while on 2 July a special Foundation Service was held at 11.00am The Mission opened that night in the tent on a site on Whitehorse Road near Weir Street. The Church has now been sold and due for demolition in 2021.

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Balwyn, VIC - St Barnabas Anglican

Balwyn, VIC - St Barnabas Anglican

Address: 86 Balwyn Road, , Balwyn Victoria, 3103

In 1870 Balwyn came under the care of St John's Mr Herbert E. Taylor who was preparing for Holy Orders became Lay Reader in the district and took services for two years. During his time as Lay Reader, Mr. Taylor collected £200 for the erection of a church. On December 22, 1872, the church, with its shingled roof and seating for about…

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Balwyn, VIC - Trinity Uniting

Balwyn, VIC - Trinity Uniting

Year Built: 1961

Address: 172 Doncaster Road, , Balwyn Victoria, 3103

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

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Balwyn, VIC, Wesleyan Methodist

Balwyn, VIC, Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 184 Balwyn Rd, , Balwyn Victoria,

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Banana, QLD - Uniting

Banana, QLD - Uniting

Year Built: 1968

Address: North Street, , Banana Queensland, 4702

A plaque in the grounds of the church reads in part, " In 1969 local folk felt the need for a place where they could gather for worship. So this humble building came into being under the umbrella of the Methodist Church. Construction was undertaken by a Biloela carpenter with the assistance of willing volunteers. The cost of the building…

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Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 1 Ashton Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

The Church was built in 1928.

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Bangalow, NSW - Presbyterian

Bangalow, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 73 Byron Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

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Bangalow, NSW - Uniting

Bangalow, NSW - Uniting

Address: 17 Station Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

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Bannockburn, VIC - St John the Evanglist Catholic

Bannockburn, VIC - St John the Evanglist Catholic

Year Built: 1901

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

The site for St John's was selected in July 1900 by Archpriest McKenna from St Mary's, Geelong and had formerly been owned by R. Phillip. A tender from J.C. Taylor & Sons was accepted in October 1900 and the church was constructed at a cost of 437 pounds. The church opened early in April 1901 with the first mass conducted by the Rev.…

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Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 23 Byron Street, , Bannockburn Victoria, 3331

On July 13th 1878 tenders were called for the construction of a timber building measuring 25ft by 18ft with wood paling roof. The church was built on gazetted land in Byron Street with the Rev Robert Shackleton as vicar and opened later in 1878.

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Bannockburn, VIC - Uniting

Bannockburn, VIC - Uniting

Address: 18 Moore Street, , Bannockburn Victoria, 3331

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Banyo, QLD - Baptist

Banyo, QLD - Baptist

Address: 22 Hartley Street, , Banyo Queensland, 4014

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Banyo, QLD - Presyterian

Banyo, QLD - Presyterian

Address: 314 St Vincents Road, , Banyo Queensland, 4014

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Banyo, QLD - St Oswalds Anglican

Banyo, QLD - St Oswalds Anglican

Year Built: 1929

Address: 9 Froude Street, , Banyo Queensland, 4014

This timber interwar church was opened in 1929, eleven years after the land was purchased for the purpose of providing the Nundah/Banyo parish with a hall. Designed by local architect W.C. Nicholls, the church was extended in 1954 and became a separate parish to Nundah in 1974.

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Banyo, QLD - Uniting Community

Banyo, QLD - Uniting Community

Address: 425 Earnshaw Road, , Banyo Queensland, 4014

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