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South Australia - Organisation

Australian Board of Mission (1850 - 1995)

Anglican, Care Provider and Mission
Alternative Names
  • ABM (Acronym)

The Australian Board of Mission (ABM) was established in Sydney in 1850 by the then Church of England in Australia. It aimed to meet the material, social and spiritual needs of indigenous communities in Australia and overseas. The Australian Board of Mission ran St Francis House in conjunction with the Church of England, from 1946 to 1959. In 1995 it became known as the Anglican Board of Mission - Australia.


 1850 - 1995 Australian Board of Mission
       1995 - Anglican Board of Mission - Australia

Provided 'Care' At


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Gary George and Karen George