The Christian History Research website contains a large collection of information and resources to help you understand more about Australia's Christian heritage. Resources can be used online and many can be downloaded for educational use and personal research.

Included on the site you will find interactive applications, books, documents, maps, video and audio and more. Whatever your purpose is for researching Australia's Christian history, we trust you will find this site helpful.

Special Feature

First School & Church in Australia - Rev Richard Johnson (1793)

The first church built in Australia was also the first christian school built in Australia. Rev Richard Johnson was Australia's first missionary, bible teacher, and pastor arriving on the first fleet in 1788.

Feature Article

1. Our Christian Heritage

This 97 slide presentation is a comprehensive overview of Australia's Christian Heritage.

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2. John Flynn interactive

Take an interactive journey through the life of the man who started the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Senator Scott Ryan ( http://scottryan.com.au/biography ) set the record for the biggest Bible at the swearing in of the Abbott Ministry. It’s actually a family Bible from the 1880s, carried at the request of his 94-year-old grandmother.