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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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Bagdad, TAS - Uniting (Former)

Bagdad, TAS - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1842

Address: 2 Chauncy Vale Road, , Bagdad Tasmania, 7073

Constructed from stone circa 1842 the church was built as a result of the efforts of Mr George Armytage and Mr John Palmer.

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Bairnsdale, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Bairnsdale, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1885

Address: 239 Main Streert, , Bairnsdale Victoria, 3875

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone for St Andrew's Church was laid by Rev A S McLean on December 17th, 1885. The site now accommodation a Health Services Group and a Red Cross Centre.

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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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Balaclava, VIC - Ukrainian Orthodox

Balaclava, VIC - Ukrainian Orthodox

Year Built: 1892

Address: 17 Camden Street, , Balaclava Victoria, 3183

A memorial stone reads, " This memorial stone was laid to the Glory of God by Staff Capt Saunders November 16th 1892 W.M. Booth General Commissioner Thos B Coombs".

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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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Balgowlah, NSW - All Saints' Anglican

Balgowlah, NSW - All Saints' Anglican

Year Built: 1969

Address: 18 Boyle Street, , Balgowlah New South Wales, 2093

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was unveiled by his Excellency the Governor of N.S.W. Sir Roden Cutler VCK KCMG CBE on Sunday 27th April 1969. Minister Rev CI Brown BA Treasurer CJ Walker Church Wardens BHL Gray JR Cornish LB Huddleston".

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Balgowlah, NSW - St Cecilia's Catholic

Balgowlah, NSW - St Cecilia's Catholic

Address: Cnr White & Wanganella Streets, , Balgowlah New South Wales, 2093

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was solemnly blessed by the most Reverend P.F. Lyons DD Auxiliary Bishop to his Eminence Cardinal Gilroy 6th June 1954 Rev J.C. Moverly P.P.".

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Balgowlah, NSW - Uniting

Balgowlah, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1932

Address: 122 Condamine Street, , Balgowlah New South Wales, 2093

The Sydney Morning herald in part on 17 May 1932 reported, "A contract has been let for a commodious and ornamental church building at Balgowlah. The site chosen is in a commanding position on the Sydney-road. near the Junction with Condamine street. Under the scheme the completed church will seat 300 or more. persons, but the first…

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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

The foundation stone was laid on the 15th February 1865 by Mrs. Dugald McPherson, and opened as St. Paul's Presbyterian Church on the 22nd July 1866. Three windows on the north side of the church were donated by wives of three pioneer graziers of the district, Mrs. Dugald McPherson, Mrs. John Edols and Mrs. Peter Inglis.

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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. The original tender was forfeited and the Church committee decided to alter the original plan reducing the length of the church by five feet, and discarding suggested bluestone foundations and to call fresh tenders. On January 15, 1912, Rev. Father Cusack…

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Ballarat Central, VIC - Ebenezer St John's Presbyterian

Ballarat Central, VIC - Ebenezer St John's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1857

Address: 212 Armstrong Street, , Ballarat Central Victoria, 3350

The Ebenezer Presbyterian Church was born out of the early missionary work of the Presbyterian Church in the gold rush that followed the first “Gold Find” in 1851. On Sunday 16th February 1857, Rev James Ballantyne of the United Presbyterian Church conducted a temperance mission in Ballarat East. In 1978 the congregation from St Johns…

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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 - Church of Christ

Ballarat East, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: 410 York Street, , Ballarat East Victoria, 3350

A Foundation stone reads, "Church of Christ 1932".

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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 - St Columba's Catholic

Ballarat North, VIC - St Columba's Catholic

Year Built: 1939

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

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Ballarat North, VIC - Uniting

Ballarat North, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1883

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

The present bichromatic brick church was erected in 1883-84 to the design of Terry & Oakden in an Italianate Gothic style, with additions in 1899. The main entrance is set at a higher level than the apse and the floor follows the slope of the land. The external brickwork is elaborately detailed around the windows and doors with notched…

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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's Lutheran

Ballarat, VIC - St John's 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

Year Built: 1864

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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