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Created for the Religion, Church & Missions Fellowship at the State Library of New South Wales, 2008-2009. The Fellowship was generously supported by the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation.
A report by the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on the wide variety of religions, both Christian and non-Christian represented in Australia since 1788.
An overview of the early Governors of the colony of New South Wales and their influence over the young colony's morals.
A history of the parish of St Philips, Sydney including the story of Sydney's first wattle and daub chapel where Australia's first Christian service in a building took place on 25th August 1793.
Online resources relating to the history of Anglicanism in Australia
Australian Dictionary of Biography online:
An overview of the beginnings of the Roman Catholic Church in Australia
Includes biographical information on significant pioneers in the Church in Sydney
About the Benevolent Society established in 1813
Read about The Salvation Army's beginnings in Australia and more than 125 years of Salvation Army service to God and the Australian community.
Provides a history of jewish settlement in Australia and historic synagogues in Australian cities.
History of Islam in Australia